Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... across the country. I bought flowers and sweets as prasad (offering to god) and stood in the longest queue of devotees I have ever been in. It took me over three hours to finally enter the temple premises. The main shrine within the temple compound is dedicated to Goddess Kali and the adjacent twelve twin shrines are dedicated to Lord Shiva.The main shrine houses the idol of Goddess Kali standing on the chest of a lying Lord Shiva depicting the mythological ...
... make sure you get to the core of the building. The Taj Mahal was commissioned by Shah Jahan to commemorate the love he had for his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal when she sadly died during the birth of their 14th child and it was competed in 1653. What sheer opulence and romance in the same act! The building of the Taj ultimately became Shah Jahan's downfall though as his son used the extravagance spent to gain trust from the people and take over the throne, imprisoning his father until ...
... to take our pills ! The first challenge for us was to stake our area out visually because it wasn't easy to really identify where are hotel was really located as the streets are crowded, not easily marked and not perpendicular to each other. We were at what is called a 7 point crossing so to figure out which way to go is a challenge. We then had challenge number two...we need to cross the street. No traffic lights, no police men to help, mostly overcrowded ...
... pulls away around three in the morning. Despite having a bed booked there's three Indians sleeping in mine. Rather than turfing them out someone points to spot on the lower bunk and a family move their kids on the floor to make space for me. I try to make room for one of my bags and a women rudely shouts 'there's no room'. After a few hours I finally claim my bed as the train becomes less crowded but now the heat is increasing and rather than arriving at a ...
... 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. ...