Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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The holy city and Ganges River, Varanasi, India travel blog

The holy city and Ganges River

A travel blog entry by chowmander


Along the holy Ganges River lies Varanasi, one of India's oldest and holiest cities. Here, people come to bath away their sins, wash their clothes, or cremate their loved ones along these rivers. Varanasi also holds one of India's largest and best ...

Older than history., Varanasi, India travel blog

Older than history.

A travel blog entry by thorben79


... musicians ever evening, and, having spent 9 years in Japan, can act as a marvellous intermediary between the madness of Varanasi and non-Indian expectations. Oh, and the food was absolutely delicious! I'm going back for lunch today... The hilarious thing ...

Relaxed and Happy in Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Relaxed and Happy in Varanasi

A travel blog entry by sam.tank


... temple was hunanyman temple who is the monkey god and is the god of body building... You find many pics of him in gyms around India. Around the temples were many monkeys, apparently very vicious, our guide told us not to look them in the eyes!   We ...

Shop til you stop, Varanasi, India travel blog

Shop til you stop

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... else that takes our fancy.  So we head through to the backalleys at the back of the ghats.  When we arrived in Varanasi at 5am we were surprised to find the vegetable markets up and running and full of people buying and selling all in the ...

Ghats on the Ganges, Varanasi, India travel blog

Ghats on the Ganges

A travel blog entry by maryleabyrd


... the cremations are performed by one family of the Untouchable Caste.  We saw several vehicles driving through the streets of Varanasi with a body tied on the roof.  They were resting on wooden stretchers and wrapped in silk with gold and silver ...

More on Indian Railways, Sarnath, India travel blog

More on Indian Railways

A travel blog entry by jonpoland


Every once in a while an Indian train is on time.  There's an app you can check to find out if your train is running late, but the server is usually down.  So you have to get there maybe 15 minutes early.  Just 15 minutes as long as you ...

Trains and A New Babuska Look, Varanasi, India travel blog

Trains and A New Babuska Look

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda


... , I slept in until 10am. Cool! That was easy, I thought. Only 2 1/2 hrs to go til our scheduled 12:30pm arrival in Varanasi! Oooooh no. It wasn't meant to be. The older man in my compartment said there was a "slight train delay" through the night ...

OMG!!!! Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

OMG!!!! Varanasi

A travel blog entry by rondaleeanne12

14, 15, 16, 17  and 18 September in Varanasi.  it was great to see Leeanne again.  We went for a drink at the Radisson next to our hotel and the staff got the idea it was my birthday so they sent over cakes for us as well. A trip to the old ...

Varanasi and Sarnath, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi and Sarnath

A travel blog entry by nicandrob

... of people in every corner of this crazy city; tourists, pilgrims, mourners and the dying alike. Our first impressions of Varanasi after completing our longest journey yet were not great to be honest; culture shock like that when we first arrived in the ...

Il primo giorno, Varanasi, India travel blog

Il primo giorno

A travel blog entry by andreafederici


... le urgenze alle 13:40 di corsa a pranzo affamato e per modiche 260 rupie mi sono mangiato il primo buon pranzo indiano!!! :-D Varanasi sto arrivando ... E visti i casini della prima mezza giornata mi raccomando com i vari dei indiani che li non piova e mi ...

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