Month: March 2011

Travels 2011 Kolkata (Report)

Another year, another exotic location, another travel report… I’ve long toyed with the idea of visiting Calcutta (now called Kolkata). In February 2011 this dream became a reality. Together with a fairly large group of fellow enthusiasts from the US, Great Britain, Belgium, Netherlands, France and Germany (21 in total) who wanted to join me Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part III

Last day (Day 5): those fires again (amazing how quite the streets still are at 7:30am – if only I had forced myself to get up this early every day… on the next visit for sure) #634 in Lenin Sarani (route 22) #270 in Lenin Sarani (route 25) #270 (we arrived in this car here) Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part II

Images Day 4 #603 in Lenin Sarani (route 1) – in the morning they burn rubbish and leaves in the gutter…. #603 same location (how different it looks if one does not “shoot” into the sun) #215 in Lenin Sarani (route 17) #218 ditto (route 5) – the newest car body (already with some “injuries”)… Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part I

Images taken on day 2 #715 at Esplanade (route 1) #637 in Syed Ali Amir Avenue near Park Circus Depot (route 25) #498 Gariahat Depot #276 at Kalighat Depot (on the unnumbered shuttle route to Tollygunge) #264 Tollygunge Depot #686 #686 #686 #262 leaving Kalighat Depot for Tollygunge Day 3 #711 at Esplanade (route 12/7) Read More