The former capital of British India, the port of Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) today forms the commercial and industrial hub of eastern India located on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River (about 150 kilometres upstream from the Bay of Bengal), which is a tributary of the Ganges.
Aus dem Kolkata-Reiseführer
Kolkata (Calcutta) Arrival Took the leisurely early flight from Port Blair to Kolkata. As soon as the taxi ventured from the airport, it was total chaos; different kind to Delhi and Mumbai. Kolkata makes ...
Posted in Tales from the Transit Lounge by SkinnyFists
Back in Kolkata
Well I just arrived back in Kolkata after a my 11 days at the Rikhia ashram south of Deoghar. What an incredible experience!! I had highs and lows but the lifestyle was one of a kind. I will post a full blog but right now I need to book a flight to Goa to explore the south a little, and a little beach life ...
Posted in India 2010 by Tranceyogi