February 4th, 2010


Two days in Kolkata...

On the way to Assam and Arunachal, and on the way back, Geetanjali and I spent a day (well, most of it) in my beloved hometown....

Can you see the icon of this city, the Victoria Memorial, in the mist...I clicked as we sped past..

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Here's my closing image of three Bengalis at their roadside "adda", passing the day in time-honoured fashion...it could be cards, carroms, or heated debate!

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Just look at the poster behind them, of a jewellery-adorned Bengali woman, holding a lotus...it's (of course) an ad for a jewellery shop! asakiyume gave me the wonderful notion that the lady seems to be the fourth player in that game of cards!