Mike's in Kolkata too February 8th 2008 Friday
Picked Mike up at the airport--the plane was about 1/2 hour early, even! The car's front right tire got a puncture on the way to the airport but the driver changed it in no time and we were back on our way. A very steady, careful driver but I was afraid that the suitcase might be bigger than the car. No worry, it fit just fine.
He was able to sleep in a bit, we had tea and jam toas ... read more
Asia » India » West Bengal » Kolkata The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more