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TripAdvisor Reviews The Samilton Kolkata (Calcutta)
Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
... Their english is by far superior to my french, however we have our difficulties in communicating. These two girls, both my age also happen to be staying at the same hostel as I. They provided me with much reassurance that my experience and feelings towards India and my first night in this hostel, were to be expected, but that it truly was a very safe and good place to be. I worked in assisting the head Sister, Sister Andrea, who would see the people, ...
... us headed to Victoria Memorial and then headed out to our final dinner:( my friends Craig and Em were in Kolkata and I asked them to join us) We had a great but expensive night. I had a nice final chat with Naveen ( we became great friends on the journey) and I started to realize the sadness I felt about the inevitable journey home ahead. We bar hopped a little at the end but nothing was really good so it was time to call it a night.
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... the campus. I took some pictures from distance (outside the campus) and some pictures from Hooghly river while going by boat from Belur to Dakhineswar. The above picture is shows the top portion of Ramakrishna temple (the main temple) which I took by zooming from outside the campus.There was a bathing ghat in belur math ...
... is certainly interesting. They are pulled by men who are obviously very poor and some look old enough to be our grandfathers. You see upper class people riding up high in the street as the poor driver lifts and pulls them along in barefoot, keeping up with the slow moving traffic. It seems to us that the drivers are treated just slightly better than an animal and is perhaps the best example that can be made of the huge class difference in India.
Kolkata, 29th Nov to 6th Dec by Ben It started in 1690 when the English East India Company arrived to begin business. As their industry grew, British companies invested in infrastructure until they owned everything of worth. The Bengali people were not happy with these circumstances and decided to seek independence but, naturally, **** kicked-off. The British couldn't manage the pressure from the likes of the Indian Independent Association and so in 1911 they decided to move the ...