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Hooghly—A mix of Europe in Bengal
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Hooghly—A mix of Europe in Bengal

  Hooghly or Hugli is a district in West Bengal,India.It is very well known both in Bangladesh and India. Distance from Kolkata:45  KM Time:About 30–50minutes by train. Where to stay:Bandel or Chandanagar(if you have to stay in any case). Advice:Hotels fare around 1000 Rs or more,just stay in Kolkata.Come back next day unless you want […]

Chandanagar –The city of the French in Bengal
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Chandanagar –The city of the French in Bengal

Chandanagore Chandannagar is a beautiful town located(once French ruled) in Hooghly,West Bengal,India and is the a scene to battles as well scenic beauty.This is rather interesting since I have been there in my childhood,passing through by train.The only thing what I knew about the place was that in British times locals committing crimes escaped to […]

Itachuna
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Itachuna

ltachuna is a name of a place that I heard of ever since I was a kid.Well I have been there several times since my mother’s mamas(maternal uncles) live there.My mother grew up in the golden 50’s in West Bengal,India.She was born in a year when India got its independence from the British Raj. Her […]

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