The Park Kolkata
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... in a tram right outside the Kalighat metro station and with that I ended my eventful day.
A week later, our thoughful teacher decided to take our class on an outing. I was filled with zeal to explore more of this vibrant city. We all got into a bus and headed towards our first stop, The Nirmal Hriday, a hospice established by Mother Theresa. We paid our respects to the memorial of Mother Theresa and quietly passed through the photo gallery. I spoke ...
... temple called Nakuleswar Bhairav (picture below). There is also a Jagannath temple (Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra) in front of Nakuleshwar Bhairab temple.We also visited Palli Durga temple, another devi temple, about half km from Kalighat kali temple. The durga idol in this temple is huge and beautiful. The idol is made of brass like metal which look golden.For tourists ...
... Jerra and I acknowledged each little shining smile and waved at them all. We got down on our haunches and took a picture of them all balled up together to get our attention. They were so beautiful. Each shining face was bright enough to illuminate that dark hole of a room they were in. I turned the phone around to show them the picture and they all started whooping and laughing. We heard nothing but sounds of joy in there. What a humbling beautiful moment. When ...
... back our vomit we hurried past. There are communal wash areas on most streets and you often see people lathered head to toe having their daily washes before they start work. Many of the men have wooden carts and ferry the wealthy around by day then sleep in or under them by night. It's quite shocking to see elderly men with barely a muscle on their bodies pulling the carts especially in this heat. It was time for our last supper and we certainly didn't scrimp, each choosing ...
Next stop was the Marble Palace, so called for its marble walls and floors. It is one of the best preserved and most elegant houses of 19th C Calcutta. Part of the Palace is still inhabited by descendants of the original owner; these parts are off limits. Photography is prohibited, so don't look at the photo that I took before being chastised!
Again shoes off!....Hmmmm not sure what to think ... there are some genuinely lovely ...