Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
OK, neither Nabadip or Mayapur are on this map but they are about 105km North of Kolkata. Took the 12:10 local train from Howrah station, in Kolkata, to Nabadip. Trip took about 2.5 hours. Train was packed but we got seats for the whole trip and, because the windows are unglazed with safety bars across and the doors are open too, the train was …
... healthy so all was well. Today we catch a flight to the Andaman Islands where we will spend the next week hopefully with lots of sun, sea & sand, I think that's what they say. We are prepared for some surprises though having traveled islands in Indonesia with outside showers, hurricane lamps when the island generators shut down and cockroaches staring at you when your on the loo make it kind of interesting. Maybe the Hyatt might have been too good. Sent from my ...
... they have not been forgotten, but it turned into much more than that. First, we informed one of the girls that Shishur Sevay will no longer be supporting her which was obviously devastating to her. But she is very violent and very abusive and the staff there cannot control her and so she will have to go back under government care. We also saw the dance program that they have and somehow got me to participate. Then we spent a good ...
... Rajasthan, where Udaipur is located, is the most expensive state of all! Here in Kolkata, the "American" price for a ten minute rickshaw ride is 10 rupees. Insane.
Ok that is all.
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... It is now found malignant, and they are performing surgery on the child as I write this. Everyone here is very stressed on Biswajits behalf and generally the activities are not up to the normal speed. Many of the staff here are with him and his family in the South for the treatment, and when they come back depends on how the boy's surgery goes. We try to make our project work without them and hope for the best.
In two weeks we are on our way home to Munich.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking