The Park Kolkata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... watching video's of Mother Teresa at school over 18 years ago. This was why I was here. The sister's kindly directed me to walk a few more blocks down the road to the Children's Home "Shishu Bhavan" where the registration for new volunteers would take place. As I waited in the main area, other foreigners began to arrive...roughly 20 of them. Up until now, I had not seen one foreigner and was starting to feel quite alone. But in they all came and ...
Travel Tip #14: Don't eat copious amounts of raw spice.
We began our trip to Varanasi delayed again and would pretty much be my story until I get home. The Train station had so many rats and I am not a fan at all, at one point I screamed so loud the locals laughed. It DID run right by me.
Again, I sat "atop a shelf" and didn't get a wink of sleep. In India people have NO concept of whispering I actually believe they are physically unable. So ...
... We watched one guy snap three chickens necks at one time and then stepped back into the less graphic area to compose ourselves. We decided to cut though one quick section of the meat part and just as we reentered a man got werid guts all over his sandalled foot and didn't flinch. Just on the other side we saw baskets and baskets of birds waiting to be slaughtered. Overall I think I would have taken eating vegetarian food more seriously if I had seen the whole thing at the start of ...
... vegan sect where the priests often wear protective masks around their mouths and noses so they don't accidentally kill something when they breathe in, Jains also have to give up their material wealth... interesting as temple was the most amazingly decorated and apparently richest temples in Kolkata. Apparently Jains tend to be quite rich.... the pictures hopefully speak for themselves, but it was glitzier than Vegas and looked like someone had asked an 8yo girl what ...
... stopped and shyly one man asked "do you speak Hindi?" After an embarrassed no from us, they carried on their animated chat, obviously finding everything about us hilarious.Mark had found himself clean shaven and was offered a massage, an offer he couldn't refuse. After beating beaten about the head and had every joint from the neck to the waist cracked we thought we were winding down.. "Face-wash Sir?" So again Marks face was lathered up, and a ...