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December 11, 2014
IMPHAL to KOLKATA (CALCUTTA) – Indigo Air
Hotel Saad 1800 Rs incl tax
Noon - Auto rickshaw to Impahl airport (250 Rs)
2:55 pm -4:13 pm Imphal to Kolkata flight
Prepaid taxi to Hotel Saad (280Rs)
Not Our Fault
We traveled to the Imphal Airport in style, in an auto rickshaw we hailed in front of our hotel. We ate a lot of exhaust fumes and dust but ...
... be very dirty, and waiting around can make you impatient, but it has so much to offer and I can totally understand why this is where most travellers normally start from when they decide to come to India. Your experiences here will last a lifetime. I am now heading to the south for my remaining month in India, two weeks travelling and two weeks in Goa spending time with a friend from the UK for Christmas and New Year. All I need to do now is to start to feel a bit Christmassy - might be hard with the ...
... and chatty then and shared that he donates some store front space to house street kids during the day so that some local women can help provide social services. He said, "do you want to see?' Part of my heart said yes and part said no as I was guessing it might be tough to see. He led us to some side streets to show us where the children live. Wow ! Jerra and i prayed together that night, thankful for our warm clean beds and saddened for how those ...
... capital of India.
Kolkata's become synonymous in modern times with squalor, poverty, and decay and is famous as the location of Mother Theresa's ministries to help the poor. Kolkata's unique poverty dates mostly to the 20th century, though, and the partition of British India into Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan. Bengali-speaking regions were also split on religious lines in the late 1940s and millions of Hindu refugees streamed into ...
... for heading back to New Zealand... All luggage will be unpacked in the middle of the lawn and I'll hot wash everything. That's if the two long-haul plane journeys don't kill them first or NZ customs on arrival with their bug spray. Let's just hope none have climbed into our bags; maybe it's better to burn everything and come home with nothing. We told the hotel owner and he immediately grabbed the tissue with the bedbug carcasses and blood and crushed it in his hand. ...