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... from the sea. Lots of varieties of fish were to be seen and one could purchase the same if they wanted to from the market located adjacently. From the harbor one can take a motorized boat (Bhutbhuti as they call it locally) to Mohona (confluence of sea and river) and to Jambu Dwip, a secluded island right in the middle of the sea. We decided to take a shot and boarded the boat. It took INR 200 for 4 people (we had hired the entire boat). This was the highlight of the ...
... br> We decided to walk back, that was silly. It was hot and sweaty and noisy and after popping into a couple of airconditoned places just because, we admitted defeat and caught a cab back to the hotel in time to pick up some food for dinner and leave for the plane.
Kolkata airport was nice. We were surprised.
My last thoughts on India.I was very worried about coming to India. I had never really wished to go and was probably looking forward to it least. I ...
... were gone, and everyone was gathering to watch a small group of women from Spain as they danced and wore big red clown noses.
The only time these children actually sat still, was lunch time. They all sat there with their plates as volunteers went down the line filling each one with rice, potatoes and a deep-fried boiled egg. (The egg was strange, I've never seen them done that way before.) After their plates were full they dug in with ...
... were asking 150 rupees to reach new digha. We politely refused them and decided that we should have lunch first. It was a wise decision as we were starving. There were numerous hotels and restaurants in old Digha. We entered one of them and ordered fish meal. Digha is famous for its fish. We were not disappointed. The hearty meal costed only 140 rupees !!!
We asked the hotel wallah about our hotel's direction and he informed that the hotel was 10 minutes walk ...
... is commonly used here, lotion their hands, give them massages, or just generally spend time with them. Few of these women can really communicate with us, even of those who can and do speak, few of them can do so in English. But it doesn't really matter much. We smile at them, they smile at us, we ask them how they are and they smile and give us this classic Indian head bobble. Which can either mean a positive answer or a negative one. The only way I've yet been able ...