Hotel Hindusthan International Kolkata
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Two flights, 6181.9km as the kasuku flies and here we are, down town Kolkata! It is hot and humid with intermittent heavy showers. Didn't think it'd be quite like the UK but the first thing I suggested was to buy some umbrellas. There's evidence of the British Raj everywhere. First stop was the Victoria memorial built in honour of You-Know-Who as a …
... live. This is how Chris’s friend Joydeep phrased it, ...
... not to write too much, but there are surely some great stories that must be shared.
The first stop on our trip was Rajasthan. I've been there a couple times before; you can see some of our previous visits' photos from 2011 (Link) and 2012 (Link). I wanted to share the beautiful and romantic city of Udaipur with Delia as our first stop and then explore new territory by visiting the capital ...
... re not going to give him any money we get to the shrine. If you’ve never seen a Kali it like no other Hindu shrine and seems the most archaic. Caveman like images and a black facade with red features with a huge golden tongue. Kali is treated like an agony aunt really and pilgrims bring their problems, ask for forgiveness for sinning and ask and pray for a better future. A ask him if he’s alright and make him watch over David and I so that we don’t end ...
... Cars and trucks everywhere pushing through the traffic, people going by there usual day cleaning their clothes on the streets, locals carrying produce on their heads and of course the typical Vic Market rush that we experience in Oz was a typical day in the villages of Kolkata. We arrived at the holiday home through huge steal gates that opened up into a beautiful estate that had perfectly manicured gardens and clean streets. If you didn't look behind you you would not know you ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service