sexta-feira, 8 de abril de 2016

50 Cities of the World #24 Calcutta


For this one I had to search Google for sure. I don't know that much about India.

That's why I didn't know that Calcutta (which is the name we still use here too) has changed to Kolkata.


It used to be, like others, part of the English Empire. But like stated here in the card back, it was and still is a commercial centre.

It is located on the east bank of the Hooghly river. And we all know how a river is a great mean-to-an-end when we're talking about commerce.

When I picture Calcutta I picture roads where you can't put an other car. But looking at the card it seems so peaceful, with the river and the little boats.




For more info, here the wiki page.

2016 Season


The moment you learn that one of your favourite players is now on your team.

Dustin Ackley is now a Yankee!

Watch me buying all Topps garbage to get a card of him as Yankee.


We don't get much baseball news here. So it was great to see that at least a media made a small report about the start of the season and added some funny pictures.




And it seems they know how I love dust in the air!


Have a great 2016 season!