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Vidyasagar Setu Bridge, The Hooghly River, Kolkata, India

The light bridge.Vidyasagar Setu, also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge, is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah by Binoy Shaw on

Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The famous Darjeeling Hill Country lies immediately south of Sikkim. Many Sikkim students leave Sikkim to attend college or university in Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kalimpong or even further afield in Kolkata.

My place~ Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The famous Darjeeling Hill Country lies immediately south of Sikkim. Many Sikkim students leave Sikkim to attend college or university in Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kalimpong or even further afield in Kolkata.

Long ago, the War-Khasis people of Meghalaya in northeastern India began forming the roots of the rubber tree into bridges that would give them passage over the river.  The root bridges are extraordinarily strong and because they are alive and still growing, the bridges actually gain strength over time—and some of the ancient root bridges used daily by the people of the villages around Cherrapunji may be well over 500 years old.

The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji

the people of Meghalaya in northeastern India began forming the roots of the rubber tree into bridges - some of the ancient root bridges used daily by the people of the villages around Cherrapunji may be well over 500 years old.

" Despite important differences, Calcutta seemed as its intricate map of body and mind would be laid open to bear a rather near resemblance to Paris."-Jibananda Das #kolkata #City_of_Art #Joy

Victoria Memorial Hall standing tall in the City of Joy. A must visit monument in Kolkata.

Kolkata (India). 'Long known for its  poetic and political tendencies,  Kolkata also has colonial-era  glam and sublime cuisine –  while several prominent gods  look on.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/india/kolkata-calcutta

'Long known for its poetic and political tendencies, Kolkata also has colonial-era glam and sublime cuisine – while several prominent gods look on.

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