Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

This is the place where many Indians go to die because it apparently provides a short-cut to heaven. (By passing through hell, I guess!) The problem with going somewhere to die is that it is not possible to predict the exact time of death. The ...

dat 27- Orccha, Varanasi, India travel blog

dat 27- Orccha

A travel blog entry by sn_travels_2014

Day 27- Orccha. We had breakie them drove 5 hours to Orccha which apparently 500 years ago was the capital. We stayed on a camp site on the river just outside the grounds of an abandoned palace which was beautiful. We pitched our tent up, got an ...

Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by adrianjl

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The Ganges -day 24, Varanasi, India travel blog

The Ganges -day 24

A travel blog entry by sn_travels_2014

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... some if the water. The Ganges themselves originate from the Himalaya's and is a " source of life". The eater however once in Varanasi really doest look that clean, especially when you see sewerage pipes going into them and the put the bodies of their dead ...

Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by act.jen

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Nomal Driving-Day, dasmal uf Varanasi, d Stadt wo dr Ganges dran ligt. Am Mittag hei mir irgendwo aghalte für schnäll öpis ds Mittag ds ässe. Da die meiste Inder ds gfüehl vo Privatsphäre nid kenne, si mir natürlech vo allne agstart u gfötelet ...

Flying to the oldest living Citi - Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Flying to the oldest living Citi - Varanasi

A travel blog entry by ascarid_j

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day 25- Varanesi, Varanasi, India travel blog

day 25- Varanesi

A travel blog entry by sn_travels_2014

... in the river. People come from all over India to be cremated here and have done for hundreds/thousands of years. Varanasi is apparently the oldest civilization anywhere.. Again people were bathing in the water, singing, praying etc and it was stunning ...

Overnight Train to Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Overnight Train to Varanasi

A travel blog entry by partheymuller

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... on the floor and standing in the aisle. Everyone was helpful in finding places for everyone. As the journey started and continued toward Varanasi more women and children got on. At first very few women left so we soon had 50 women and children in a car ...

Really Incredible India - Really!, Varanasi, India travel blog

Really Incredible India - Really!

A travel blog entry by johnandalison

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... to pilgrims and tourists, from offerings for Mother Ganga to boat rides on the river. These salesmen are a reality of travel in India, but Varanasi's river front touts seem extra persistent. Every few meters you are called out to: "Boat Sir?" "Massage?" ...

Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by hannahandtom

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... was dirty but we weren't expecting it to be quite this dirty. There is something to be said for Holy rivers. Varanasi was definitely a shocking place. Extremely busy maze of alleyways and streets, impossible to find your way around and get your bearings ...

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