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AFIBIS India Tour 2007 - Kolkata    
Photography by Rod Poxon LRPS

Kolkata - Driving around the city

Kolkata - the People of the city

Kolkata - In and around Elliot Road

Kolkata - the Hooghly River

Kolkata - the Victoria Memorial

Kolkata - the Oberoi Grand Hotel

 

The Black Hole incident of 1756 has done nothing for the reputation of Kolkata down the years. But the reality is far different: the place is noisy, crowded, bustling, colourful, vibrant, interesting, challenging, exciting.

Architecturally, it's a mixture of Indian and European colonialism, but without being as ponderous as Delhi.

It's a great place to visit