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 …
... the Birla Planetarium, one of the largest in the world.
... I thought of taking a picture, my bowl was already clean. So I have one picture of me washing my bowl J Also, two more of Masum of course. I also forgot to mention that we had two teeth lost and three haircuts this week! I call that a makeover-fest. Sanjana, the one sleeping on the floor in one of the pictures, had the most beautiful smile that I should have captured before she lost a front tooth and now looks like a pirate. ...
... cool sites. The whole trip is about seeing family and site seeing, so there will be lots of cool pictures of the sites. We went to the Victoria memorial, but sadly we didn't have the camera with us. We also saw the aloe plant, and the gel that is pure aloe, but again we didn't have the camera. (The camera was with Sonja both of ...
... places we have visited. During our day and a half in the city, we went to the Victoria Memorial - a large white British building dedicated to Queen Victoria which was built by a British architect in 1905. It was strange for me being the only Brit in the group because it definately reminded me of some places in the UK but I didn't have anyone to share my impressions with. The Victorial Memorial is now a museum holding oil paintings, weaponry and general Indian history. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking