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It’s a few hours to Kolkata, which I’m determined to spell that way forever in deference to the Bengali. Expecting dense smears of slum, I see only palm trees and puddles and diffuse development, a garden suburb at least from the air. The airport is a grim huddle of hangers, we don’t...

permalink written by   on May 28, 2015 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: Bhutan



Slum dogs, slum kids, slum houses

Because of the date of our flight down south, we've ended up with 5 days in Kolkata - the longest time we've spent anywhere. This was a little perplexing when at breakfast the first day, we started talking to some people, who told us there's not much to see in Kolkata! What would we do for 5...

permalink written by  Capto on January 24, 2010 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: Two months in Limbo



A word about train rides...

I think I should give you all an idea about train rides here in India. Glen and I have been travelling on sleeper trains. They have six beds to each berth (one upper, one middle, one lower). These are long (semi hard but not unbearable) seats which are suspended from the compartment. During...

permalink written by  Capto on January 21, 2010 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: Two months in Limbo



Calcuta

Kolkata

permalink written by  125asul on April 15, 2009 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: 125asul's Travel Blog



POR FIN NOS VAMOS DE AQUI!

Hola a todos, Luisita, echale muchas ganas; Carlos y yo creemos que te ira muy bien. A lo largo de este viaje hemos conocido a muchisima gente que ha viajado a latinoAmerica, y la verdad, es que siempre hablan bien de cualquier pais de por esos lares. No te me pongas rejega (pesada) te tienes...

permalink written by  Noemi y Carlos on August 12, 2008 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: NUESTRO VIAJE POR ASIA Y ALGO MAS...



Y LLEGAMOS A INDIA

Hola a todos! Pues si, con todo el dolor de mi corazon, dejamos esta mañana a la preciosisima ciudad de Bangkok. Hemos aterrizado en Calcuta hoy hacia eso de las 2 de la tarde. Sinceramente, me habian hablado tantas cosas acerca de India que no sabia que iba a encontrarme. Despues de llegar a...

permalink written by  Noemi y Carlos on August 10, 2008 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: NUESTRO VIAJE POR ASIA Y ALGO MAS...



KOLKATA

Por fin llego Noemi a la india. Yo le acompaño, pero no estoy aqui. Mi primera impresion no es buena, pero he de decir que nunca soñe con viajar a la India y yo viajo segun mis sueños. La humedad se a apoderado de mi y un olor me persigue sin dejarme ni un solo momento. No tengo la...

permalink written by  Noemi y Carlos on August 10, 2008 from Kolkata, India
from the travel blog: NUESTRO VIAJE POR ASIA Y ALGO MAS...



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