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Kolkata - The whole india on one street

Kolkata - La toda India en la misma calle

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Calcutta, or now Kolkata, will always be special after Dr. Bombay...
This is really a city with many faces, and just by walking a long one street you can find everything people sleeping, eating, cooking, begging, getting a hair cut and taking a bath or a leak. If you want to see typical India street things, spend 10 minutes on the streets of Kalkata and you have got a great summary of what it is all about.
Even if there is quite some chaos and a lot of poor people as well as dirty, the city still has some very nice areas to visit. Sometimes it feels like they decided to maintain some buildings at least and then be able to take a ride in the tram is a very nice way to see and transport oneself in the city.
And yes, I guess Dr Bombay was right, the city is full of taxi, taxi, taxi....

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Calcutta, o ahora Kolkata, siempre será muy especial en honor de Dr. Bombay ...
Esto es realmente una ciudad con muchas caras, y con sólo caminar una larga calle se puede encontrar a la gente todo lo que dormir, comer, cocinar, mendigar, recibiendo un corte de pelo y tomando un baño o pipi. Si quiere ver las cosas típicas de la calle de la India, pasan 10 minutos en las calles de Kalkata y usted tiene un gran resumen de lo que se trata.
Incluso si hay bastante caos y un montón de gente pobre, así como sucia, la ciudad todavía tiene algunas áreas muy agradable de visitar. A veces se siente como que decidió mantener algunos edificios por lo menos y luego ser capaz de dar un paseo en el tranvía es una manera muy agradable a ver la ciudad y el transporte en la ciudad.
Y sí, supongo que Dr Bombay estaba en lo cierto, la ciudad está llena de taxi, taxi, taxi ....

It happened on this street ten years ago...

It happened on this street ten years ago...

enjoying the rain

enjoying the rain

a fuzzy guy

a fuzzy guy

worm love

worm love

Maiden (the big park in the city) view of Victoria Memorial

Maiden (the big park in the city) view of Victoria Memorial

hanging by Victoria memorial

hanging by Victoria memorial

grand view

grand view

forbidden love

forbidden love

A different part of the city

A different part of the city

a slow day on the street

a slow day on the street

Never seen a girl taking pictures?

Never seen a girl taking pictures?

street cut

street cut

taxi mania

taxi mania

still some great buildings standing

still some great buildings standing

transforming the old to new

transforming the old to new

Not a fancy stock market

Not a fancy stock market

down by the chocolate brown river

down by the chocolate brown river

Lets try this great water once more

Lets try this great water once more

The river can look nice

The river can look nice

what are you doing under the umbrella?

what are you doing under the umbrella?

stretching by the high court

stretching by the high court

the glory days are gone

the glory days are gone

people are still working like animals

people are still working like animals

New market, maybe not that new....

New market, maybe not that new....

here you can by any part you want

here you can by any part you want

better not stand in the cross fire of the birds

better not stand in the cross fire of the birds

different ways of transportation

different ways of transportation

and down it goes (high tech but not very fast)

and down it goes (high tech but not very fast)

the tram will take you to a better place

the tram will take you to a better place

please sit down

please sit down

Ready for a ride

Ready for a ride

Posted by henrikper 12.08.2010 08:11 Archived in India Tagged tourist_sites

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Very right picture of Calcutta. It reminds me my old days when I used to visit Calcutta often. By the way is the photo girl Morin.

Wish you all the best.
Zakir

14.08.2010 by A.T. M. Zakir Hossain

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