The Park Kolkata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Last night I received a call to my room from Dipi (my friend's Auntie who lives near Kolkata) and whose mere presence via facebook messaging has been a blessing to me like none other. She made me feel cared for and loved in this crazy overwhelming situation and directed me to some local friends of hers who might be able to help me find my bag. I can't express how comforted this ten minute phone call made me feel. (A humungous thank-you to my friend Vic ...
... beer in India thus far @ The New Cathay Bar. We laughed and talked, they walked me back and we made plans for the next afternoon.
We sat poolside, Craig ingratiated himself so much into 5 star service the staff called him, "Mr. Craig" lol. Poolside we were taking pictures and same pool boy arrived with fruit and ginger refreshments and said, " I think this will be the perfect supplement for taking snaps"
We left poolside and out to ...
... people watching at the entrance of kali temple.Dakhineswar Kali temple is probably the most beautiful place in Kolkata. There are a number of temples in the campus. The main temple is the kali temple (picture above), besides there are temples of lord Shiva and other gods and godesses. The architecture and color of the ...
... that they were likely to ask - usually revolving around money. It's difficult to walk more than 10 yards without being spoken too and within 10 seconds they know your whole life - down to your salary paycheck. Some are completely genuine and ask out of interest, however most of conversations we have learned are attempts to get money out of our pocket. It's usually obvious especially when they are actually begging or are stood outside their shop asking you to come in and ...
... and numerous onlookers laugh and watch you clean your feet and flip-flops with one hand while you're holding your Cornetto with the other. But we did meet some very friendly locals that don't defacate in public. We arranged to undertake a cooking class in the house of Jashi, a very hospitable lady and amazing cook, who taught us how to prepare some Bengali dishes and she's now on speed dial for all our culinary problems. When we sacked off temple visits for a professional Indian ...