Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
... reed back in the 80's and is the best Taylor in Calcutta. We had a great chat and then my card declined so we had to run back to the hotel and grab the credit card. I spent the next 2 hours on the phone to Nat west trying to reactivity the card and finally sorted it out. We eventually got some tea and went to bed for an early start the next ...
... make a difference.
The point of Tim's story that got to me the most was a photograph of a boy on Howrah Station who was drinking from a dog......I couldn't quite comprehend what Tim was saying, I looked more closely.....this boy was suckling milk from a lactating dog.....as Tim said, even the dogs were looking after the children better than the humans around them.
... also learned that this Indian habit of direct practice before research has gotten many NGOs and busniesses in trouble. Not following this pattern is a value at the basis of both Shishur Sevay and Foster Care India's business plans. But nevertheless, I am really starting to think of how I can combine different aspects of my interests and forming something new an innovative while also not spreading the help too thin.
... 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.
... has a pretty relaxed attitude toward alcohol compared to much of India. When you go to the bars you see a bunch of modern men and women drinking and smoking and watching sports just like you would back in Canada, which is something I hadn't seen yet in India. A small group of us went and had some beers that evening--nothing special happened except that a stray dog tried to bite me, but it only ended up biting my shorts and not my milky white flesh.
Among the group of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking