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Tea Tasting with Goodricke, Gurusaday Road, Kolkata

June 26, 2016 2 comments

Tea Tasting with Goodricke

Gurusaday Road, Kolkata

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I must drink a lot of tea or I can not work. Tea unleashes the potential, which slumbers in the depth of my soul.

Leo Tolstoy

Sorting the tea samples for the tea taster, Goodricke, Gurusaday Road, Kolkata

Sorting the tea samples for the tea taster, Goodricke, Gurusaday Road, Kolkata

The most common legend related to the discovery of tea dates back to 2737 BC in Yunnan provience in China. It happened during the reign of the Emperor Shen Nong. The story narrates that while the emperor was drinking from a bowl, a few leaves from the nearby tea plant fell in it. He liked the resulting beverage, which lead to the world wide phenomenon of tea drinking.

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Navy Cup and Hooghly Cup Horse Race, Kolkata

December 23, 2015 3 comments

Navy Cup and INS Hooghly Cup Horse Race

Race Course Kolkata

Equestrian sports and horse racing has been an integral part of Kolkata’s culture for centuries. During the winter races are held in Race Course located at the southern end of Kolkata Maidan.

Navy Cup and INS Hooghly Cup, Race Course, Kolkata

Navy Cup and INS Hooghly Cup, Race Course, Kolkata

The first recorded horse race in Kolkata was held in 1769 and was held at Akra, near Budge Budge about 30 km south of the city.

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