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... we call "Thaals". We asked the shopkeeper about that and he told us it is called "Khaja" and is served as Mahaprasad in Jagannath temple. It is made up of Maida , ghee and sweet. We bought few of that and had it. It was delicious. It was almost 9 pm by now and we were a bit tired after last nights journey already, so we called the day off and headed back to our hotel. As we reached the hotel, we noticed that there was a wedding going on in the hotel lawn by the ...
The next morning we got up early to take the
train from Puri to Kolkata. Apparently, roads in northeast India are poor
enough and crowded enough that Dragoman now uses trains for trips
into and out from Kolkata while one of the two drivers takes the truck
onwards to the next spots on the journey to avoid the hassle of
long days on the truck without any significant sights.
... being a contraption with a seat for two passengers pushed by the pedal power of a driver/rider. This was just the right speed to take in the chaos of the Grand Road as we approached the temple. Puri reminded me of a riverless, beachside version of Varanasi, the more famous holy city. I guess in Hinduism holiness is necessarily synonymous with complete urban ...
... beg to get some candles so we could read the menu and then see what we were eating. I called it an early night but a few stay up taking in the bar experience. Our next overnight stop was in the town of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) where we had a decent seaside hotel (Hotel Supreme). The beach was not to appealing especially when I saw a rat come from under the promenade wall to eat a pile of discard dhal on the beach. At night as we made our way to dinner along the ...
... journey from Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar would be 1250 Rs (about US$28) in 1A, and 132 Rs (about US$3) in hard seat (the lowest class on that route). Each station on a train’s journey has a quota of tickets to sell for each class, for various stages of the journey. Thus, if you want to travel from F to Z in 2A on a train that started at A, you may find that the 2A quota from F is sold out, but there may be a 2A seat available from E to Z, so you backtrack to E to get that ...