Tag: Kolkata

I take a taxi to Kalighat, one of Kolkata’s most sacred sites. As so often in India – as in the world – the near­er one draws to the sacred, the more like­ly one is to trip over the pro­fane. …

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Kolkata, a tang of sweat and car fumes, as a pre­paid taxi takes the roulette out of arriv­ing in a new city at night. A late check-in inspires a flur­ry of activ­i­ty at the Broad­way Hotel. The place is ram­shackle, …

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