Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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The Golden Triangle + a Wedding, Jaipur, Delhi, Hoshiarpur, Agra, Varanasi, India travel blog

The Golden Triangle + a Wedding

A travel blog entry by jamesdebra

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... of the day just chilling out in Agra, having a wander round the shops and sitting at cafes.  We took an overnight train to Varanasi.  Little story about the train – James and I were half of a four person berth.  We got on at 8:45pm, ...

Last day in Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Last day in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by rinaputnam

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So we were total bums today. Stayed at the hotel most of the day. Swam in the pool, walked in the gardens, and got henna on our hands and feet. Decided to take Asha and Sonia back to the banks of the Ganges to watch the evening Arti. It was even more ...

13th Nov 2011, Varanasi, India travel blog

13th Nov 2011

A travel blog entry by amnesiauk

Having managed again to get a sleeping berth after being on a wait list the overnight journey from Kolkata to Varanasi was a pleasure and as i travelled A/C 2Tier i got nice clean bed linen included and more easy going less talkative neighbours to share ...

I see dead people, Varanasi, India travel blog

I see dead people

A travel blog entry by paulandvicki

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loads of them. It wasn't quite as odd as we thought it would be.   We got up early and went on a boat trip along the Ganges watching all of the happenings along the Ghats(sort of steps which lead down to the river along one shore) - this included a big ...

10.07: INDIA: Varanasi (day 4- Following Shiva), Varanasi, India travel blog

10.07: INDIA: Varanasi (day 4- Following Shiva)

A travel blog entry by grrrl.traveler

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... her some and check out the life that hangs out on her ghats! Due to the recent bomb scares around India & most recently around Delhi, Varanasi has been under high security this week to keep a watchful eye on the Durga Puja and Ramlila festivities. ...

Mar 19, 2014, Varanasi, India travel blog

Mar 19, 2014

A travel blog entry by jeb1904

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FULL MOON FESTIVAL OF 5001 CANDLES GANGES, Varanasi, India travel blog

FULL MOON FESTIVAL OF 5001 CANDLES GANGES

A travel blog entry by carrompaul1001

... turned out to be organised by Paul, an ageing (less of the ageing bit please!) hippy from Kent who has been coming to Varanasi for the last thirty-odd years and who is known by the Sadhus (Babas) as the 'Plain Clothes Baba'. We joined him and the ...

Sleeper Train to Varansi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Sleeper Train to Varansi

A travel blog entry by mattcannon

... submerging your body thrice under the water..(the colour of the water makes this seem like a reckless activity!).  The streets of Varanasi were a real cultural delight and it was unlike any experience I have ever had to date in Asia, or as a matter ...

You Don't Need Binoculars for God Watching, Varanasi, India travel blog

You Don't Need Binoculars for God Watching

A travel blog entry by scroggins

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There's nothing like a day spent in Varanasi to clear your mind of ennui after a twenty six hour train journey. Through the masses of pilgrimage crowds, we could easily find many varieties of Sadhu, Ganges bathing, offerings at shrines, ...

The train ride!, Varanasi, India travel blog

The train ride!

A travel blog entry by debsandhils

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Well last night Hils and I became co joined. We dozed for 13 hours on the same bed. Surrounded by males, no such thing as a women only compartment. And so it began....firstly the guy who put out the sheets got the official to demand 40 rupees from us as ...

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