Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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Life, Death and Devotion, Varanasi, India travel blog

Life, Death and Devotion

A travel blog entry by elinazimmerman

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... quite lost while trying to get to the river from my guest house.  My poor sense of direction was thoroughly challenged in Varanasi.  A man spotted me making loops and offered to walk me to the river.  He was an astrology teacher on his way ...

The second of three, Varanasi, India travel blog

The second of three

A travel blog entry by sherberts2

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... you.  A young Indian man and his mother joined us and the train left on time.  We were traveling to Varanasi, nearly the other side of India.  The journey was quite rocky but I had a better night’s sleep as I was on the lower bunk ...

Holy Ghats, the Gange and Graffiti, Varanasi, India travel blog

Holy Ghats, the Gange and Graffiti

A travel blog entry by ian_witchlow

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... best efforts of India's industries. My second impression of the Ganges was how lived in it all seemed. Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in India, and the sheer number of various buildings, temples, towers and run down sections makes the Ganges feel ...

Chart, Varanasi, India travel blog

Chart

A travel blog entry by poleczka

... , bezprawia i faktu, że instytucje służby publicznej dbają głównie o własne zyski a nie obywateli. Varanasi, miasto dramatycznego stylu jazdy. Bankok, Sajgon, Delhi – wszystko się nie może nawet równać ...

Varanasi, India- Round Two, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi, India- Round Two

A travel blog entry by jordyn.dewalt

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Varanasi was such a nice change after Gorakhpur and now that I knew what to expect it was much more relaxing than the first time round. It was nice to hang out by the water and take another boat ride along the old city. Let's not even mention the Blue ...

HOT AS HELL IN THE HOLY CITY, Varanasi, India travel blog

HOT AS HELL IN THE HOLY CITY

A travel blog entry by curryinahurry

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  Scorchio, Scorchio, Scorchio!  Man it's hot and humid.  We all decided to take an auto rickshaw out to Saranath, which is about 11k's out of the city.  Today's a religious holiday and the traffic is horrendous.  We also have to ...

The Day of the Dead, Varanasi, India travel blog

The Day of the Dead

A travel blog entry by ronaldkane

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... the train in Bodghaya and boarded a bus to Varanasi, Rajgir and Limbini, all which are not conveniently located on rail lines.Varanasi is the oldest continuously-occupied city in the world and is located on the sacred river Ganges. It is a Hindu ...

Oh bugger, I didn't want to do that did I?!, Varanasi, India travel blog

Oh bugger, I didn't want to do that did I?!

A travel blog entry by sarahh

One sprained ankle and compulsory roof top ...

L'intensité d'un peuple !!!!, Varanasi, India travel blog

L'intensité d'un peuple !!!!

A travel blog entry by martinallaire

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Je suis à la recherche de mot pour décrire ce que j'ai vu sur le bord du Gange ce matin, mon guide est venu me cherche en moto à 6h ce matin. Nous nous sommes rendu sur les Ghat. Avant de vous décrire les Ghat, il faut savoir que La ville, dédiée ...

Death Takes On  A Life Of Its Own in Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Death Takes On A Life Of Its Own in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by sueschubert

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... for warmer climes and times and headed to Varanasi, located on the Middle Ganges.  A sacred place of pilgrimage, Varanasi hosts more than 50,000 funerals annually!  It will come as no surprise then that this city is a ...

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