The Park Kolkata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... doesn't matter what your religious or ethical background is, the Motherhouse here in Kolkata is a safe haven for everyone. I feel that safety and sigh a breath of relief each and every morning as I enter and am greeted by one of the nuns. As we departed the facility, the sisters began praying the rosary so to keep us safe on the way. I find the Sister's so soft spoken and genuine ..they always have a smile to share and words of comfort to give. They are remarkably ...
... living in this area it has two toilets , they sleep on the ground and work all day at the various markets transporting goods. These men come from the villages in hope for work and earn $1 nz a day. For me I would teach this to the students back home but actually seeing it like this was crazy. I was honoured to be able to be on their back door step. I nearly ran into 1m high pile of hooves, a buffalo, ...
... back. I also made pilgrimages to my favourite shops – Pantaloons for kurta tops and Anokhi, swooning over their divine clothing, blankets and napery www.anokhi.com). I became a regular at Khalsa Restaurant, a basic Punjabi cafe thats been around for three generations, currently owned by a very handsome Sikh guy with a long flowing beard. The kitchen looks blackened and mediaeval, but its the best food around.
On New Years Eve I wandered off ...
... rules and it finished quickly. Shame.
That evening we were off to see Kick, which was a Bollywood new release http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kick_(20 14_film) it was in Hindi, but there were a lot of English words thrown in so we could sort of follow it... well if I had a coherent storyline that is... it was quite confusing, but the Indian audience seemed to love it, and the leading man. The singing and dancing was very modern and seemed to happen in nightclubs. ...
... especially with young people nowadays learning more about western cultures. The women are not treated fairly, which, on some days when Ami annoys with me I agree with. On the other hand there are things here that I wish we had back home. There is incredible support for one another, everybody (within the same class) seems to feel it is their duty to support neighbours, friends, even outsiders. Anyway, on to. Thailand next. I hope that it will provide as much adventure as India has! ...