Tag: India

Kolkata and My Indian Gay Appeal

Kolkata and My Indian Gay Appeal

I’d been warned: in Kolkata there’s no privacy, no personal space, and no hygiene. But, worse still, it’s hard to find a bar…   After a few days in the city, I’ll tell you this: the Victoria memorial is impressive, and the museum is alright – probably more so for its colonial architecture than for …

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A Tiger Safari and the US Constitution

A Tiger Safari and the US Constitution

What does a tiger safari have to do with the US constitution? I found the answer in the Sundarban forest. The Sundarbans are the largest set of mangroves in the world. They’re a UNESCO natural heritage site shared by India and Bangladesh. And they’re home to the endangered Bengal tiger. I went there from Kolkata …

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