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Denise at Fairlawn Hotel  
   

Denise at Fairlawn Hotel

We stayed one night at an old colonial hotel, over 200 years old.
Gothic Crows and Colonial Madness in Kolkata

November 8th 2004
From Varanasi we took the train to Kolkata (Calcutta). We stayed in the Super Guest House, thinking it was the one as mentioned in the 'Lonely Planet'. Turns out there are 3 Super Guest Houses in the same area (and ours wasn't the one in the guidebook)! It pays to get mentioned in the 'Lonely Planet'! Sudder Street, where we stayed is a veritable soap opera of comedic proportions - Greasy-haire ... read more
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Indian Flag 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
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