Recycling Kolkata

As my guide and I walked through Kumartuli and the surrounding neighborhood, she explained the residential statuses of the people living in Kolkata. A basic explanation of the hierarchy in Kolkata can be read here. Coming out of the residential area to a road along the Hooghly bank, I saw a line of delivery trucks parked…

Kolkata in the Rain

Before I left for this trip, there were several persons over a goodbye coffee/drink who had enthusiastically made plans to catch up with me somewhere along the journey and do some traveling together. Out of them all, the only person who actually kept her word is my mother! I picked her up from the Delhi…