Taj Bengal Kolkata
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... in after yoga practice...it was incredible to see the amount of flowers brought in and sold. We also took pictures at the famous Howrah bridge and finished off the morning with a cuppa chai tea and bananas. It was a beautiful day. On Friday, I worked with the sisters, along with the other nurses and colleagues at the dispensary to go through and prepare medication we would take with us to a village they visit every second Saturday. The village is located on the ...
... that comes with having a job. To serve here isn't easy as language stands in your way, however at times service only requires a greeting, to paint a ladies nails, to wash another's feet and of course smiles I'm quickly learning are a universal thing. Please pray for these ladies as they transition from the trade to bring free that God guides and keeps them safe as it takes a fight. God bless - keep your emails and texts coming in we miss you :) Love Chrissy and Andy ...
... of samosa…) was less scary than anticipated. I piled into one of the famous old yellow Ambassador taxis with three other Aussie girls I met on the flight (who hadn’t been born when I first went to Kolkata in 1991!) and we trundled our way through quiet streets to the tourist guesthouse area of Sudder Street in the old part of town. As promised, when I rang the bell on the locked gate of the Hotel Galaxy at 2am, the chowkidar (night watchman) let me ...
... it. Our guide jokingly said that therefore Kolkata had th original and Ghent now had the copy, things like that are why I like walking tours.
St John's church, which was modelled on St Martin's in the Field's in London and also has the monument to the people who died in the Black Hole of Calcutta. Interesting story, the ruler (whose mosque we saw in Murshidabad) imprisoned 146 people after he stormed the fort apparently wanting to speak with them in the morning. ...
... for our flight, as it is an extremely interesting and distinguished city. We were unable to really appreciate quite how important this place is. Calcutta: Again, as we were preparing to catch a flight out of here we were unable to really appreciate the city. It seems that, of all the major cities that we have been to in India that Calcutta is by far the most friendly. It is not so much "in your face" and you can walk around freely without being hassled. We did, however, manage ...