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.
From the Kolkata Travel Guide
This guesthouse is a true oasis in Kolkata's heat. It is located close to a Metro station, so various parts of the city are easily accessible. Do keep walking (driving) well into the small street behind Rabindra Sarovar Metro exit (the exit where Bata showroom is). Bodhi Tree is about three blocks in, past the Nursing Home. ... more
It was an excellent experience at The Best Inn Guesthouse in the city of Kolkata. My positive experience started since the time I checked-in and was greeted by a smiling young executive at the Desk. I was briefed in details as regards the places I could visit and the Restaurants I could dine at. ... more
Made it to Kolkata
I arrived in Kolkata today and words wont do it any kind of justice. In fact, I don't even know if the right ones exist for the things I have already seen. I can say this, after 30 hours in a train and getting to see the entire country go by, it has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. So much ...
Posted in Brian in India by UncleMack
Weekend in Kolkata
I spent part of the weekend in the wild and wonderful West Bengali city of Kolkata. Due to an error on the part of our travel agent, Alex, Alyssa, Amalia and I only had 31 hours in the 8-hour-away-by-train city. We ended up missing many of the events we wanted to attend due to bad timing, bad taxi drivers ...
Posted in No Parking by cazvan