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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... was the best option. I flew with Spice Jet, leaving Delhi in the morning and arriving in Kolkata less than 2hrs later. Kolkata is in the state of West Bengal and is where the famous river Ganges delta flows into the sea. It was the capital city of British India during the colonial days and was known as "London of the East". It remained the capital until 1911, after which, the title of capital city moved to Delhi.
Today Kolkata is one of India's ...
... tying up loose ends, booking final flights for the next leg of our trip, when we head over to South East Asia for five months. We had a final supper and spent a crazy amount of money (£10!) on beer and gin, and of course, a curry. Spiciest masala yet - a lovely end to the trip here in the "City of Joy". After 8 weeks, we are happy to be moving onto the next place, Myanmar, to learn about a new way of life, trial more food and see more beautiful sights. GB ...
... that underpins the beautiful colours that people have derived from the natural world for thousands of years. India has always been in the forefront with the abundance of dye sources and the impeccable skills of its dyers....They remind us of the potential that was unlocked in the past, but they also provide the inspiration for the future.' Back at at the fair, Purba and I are in our element. We work well together and share an eye for similar colours and design. We ...
- Before leaving for any city, check if there are any strikes going on that could affect your travel plans.
- Hotel Broadway is dingy and in the old part of the city, which is not very clean. Stay at Hotel Broadway only if you are open to such experiences and/ or have significant budget constraints. It is unlikely that you will find such a centrally located hotel for Rs. 900 per night anywhere else in Kolkata.
... have a tight connection as they have changed our second flight time so we thought we would see how long it took between landing and getting to departures, between touching Tarmac, getting luggage from carousel (the flight attendant announced which number carousel the luggage would be on) and going upstairs to departures took 15 minutes, very impressive and if that happens on the day it will be a bonus. Having not been bothered about coming to Kolkata this was ...