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Kolkata, India

Another India layover for me and this time to Kolkata in the East which meant the flight time was a little bit longer so having a layover was ideal. It is the third time I have visited India in the last three weeks! We landed around 8am in the morning and drove over to our hotel which was only around 10 minutes from the airport.

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Welcome to Kolkata

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Hotel room

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Hotel room views

As it was a night flight, I was feeling very tired so I dived straight into the bed and ended up sleeping until about 4pm! Luckily, the hotel is connected to a big shopping mall, so when I woke up, I got ready and went next door to have some lunch and look around the shops. I played it safe with KFC and then did some shopping.

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The Mall

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Popcorn chicken always!

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I ended up buying a beautiful mosaic lamp which caught my eye and some earrings! It was a pretty good mall and I really enjoyed walking around checking all the shops. I bought a few snacks in the supermarket, then headed back to my room.

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After some Love Island catchup, I ordered myself some butter chicken and rice and then went to sleep around midnight.

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A bit small but very nice!

The wake up call the next morning was at 6:40am so it was an early start but after a good rest, I felt on top form and ready to go back to Dubai. As always in India, I had such a nice and relaxing layover!

Thanks for reading.

Kerry May xo

 

5 Comments

  • Mamdouh
    July 17, 2019 at 11:58 am

    Very quick flight and very different layover. To discover india and you bought very nice handmade stuff

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  • gelnel4
    July 17, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    Played it safe with a KFC 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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    • Kerry May
      July 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

      Didn’t want a repeat of Mumbai 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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  • Radika Tewari
    July 18, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    Hi Kerry,
    I’m glad you survived three Indian cities. Kolkota is where Mother Teresa started her orphanage. Lots to explore in this city. You will like Delhi and Bangalore a lot. They are more westernized with malls and other amenities. Too bad, Delhi and Bangalore might only be turnovers, but I might be wrong. Have fun. xx
    -Radika

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    • Kerry May
      July 20, 2019 at 7:39 pm

      Hi Radika, that is very interesting about Mother Teresa. I hope to visit other places in India, especially the Taj Mahal at some point! Thanks for your comment 😊

      Reply

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