Kolkata (pt. 1)

Here are a few unedited photographs from Kolkata (and a few from Ghatsila).

Drinking tea at the South Park Cemetary
Drinking tea at the South Park Cemetary
Local Flora
Local Flora
Jody standing in front of an old tree
Jody standing in front of an old tree
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
Dalias
Dalias

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A strange cactus plant
A strange cactus plant
Abandoned building
Abandoned building
A muslim man riding his bike
A muslim man riding his bike
Horsing around
Horsing around
The Hoogley (branch of the Ganges)
The Hoogley (branch of the Ganges)
Fishing off the Hoogley
Fishing off the Hoogley
Commuting across the river
Commuting across the river
Riding the ferry
Riding the ferry
Crossing the streets of Kolkata
Crossing the streets of Kolkata
Bike rickshaw
Bike rickshaw
Sleeping puppies
Sleeping puppies
Even the garbage heaps are colorful at Kalighat
Even the garbage heaps are colorful at Kalighat
A young girl
A young girl
A woman at Kalighat temple
A woman at Kalighat temple
A young family
A young family
Strange goat
Strange goat
A man selling flowers outside a temple
A man selling flowers outside a temple
Flowers for the temple shrines
Flowers for the temple shrines

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A typical streetside store
A typical streetside store

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Just reading the newspaper
Just reading the newspaper
Paying dues and saying prayers at a shrine
Paying dues and saying prayers at a shrine
Streetside shave
Streetside shave
Kids on the street
Kids on the street

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A woman in a traditional saree
A woman in a traditional saree

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Organizing and selling fruit on the sidewalk
Organizing and selling fruit on the sidewalk

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Some young women at a museum
Some young women at a museum
The Victoria Memorial
The Victoria Memorial
A statue plaque at the Victoria Memorial
A statue plaque at the Victoria Memorial
St. John's Church
St. John’s Church
Sunset over the Hoogley
Sunset over the Hoogley
Kolkata police officer
Kolkata police officer
Riding the morning train
Riding the morning train
A holy cow
A holy cow
A group of women in Ghatsila
A group of women in Ghatsila
A clay cup maker
A clay cup maker
Clay cups for Chai tea and other drinks
Clay cups for Chai tea and other drinks
A animal sacrifice location outside of Ghatsila
A animal sacrifice location outside of Ghatsila
Cloth strips at an animal sacrifice
Cloth strips at an animal sacrifice
The view of semi-rural India west of Kolkata
The view of semi-rural India west of Kolkata
A sheep at the meat market before slaughter
A sheep at the meat market before slaughter
The sheep coming into the meat market
The sheep coming into the meat market
Street vendors cooking food
Street vendors cooking food
A boy selling flowers on the corner
A boy selling flowers on the corner
A shrine on the side of the road
A shrine on the side of the road
Chilis and assorted dried goods for sale
Chilis and assorted dried goods for sale
The chalk powder for Holi celebration
The chalk powder for Holi celebration
Paint streaked wall
Paint streaked wall
Morning flowers for sale
Morning flowers for sale

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