Before work, we revisited the Victorian Memorial in order to walk around the gardens. We also stopped by St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Academy of Fine Arts. The ironic combination in Kolkata of academia, spectacular British monuments, and unsettling poverty continues to fascinate me.

Yet another Tagore reference
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Chai tea break
Clay cups are Kolkata’s equivalent for disposable paper cups
Even on a cloudy day, the Victorian Memorial remains stunning
There aren’t that many cute strays in Kolkata (thank goodness, for the sake of my fragile heart), but occasionally you discover one
Pickup matches of football and cricket take place in the streets outside our apartment nearly every evening