Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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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 ...

Varanasi and the Ganga, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi and the Ganga

A travel blog entry by carleenandchris


Hi everyone We arrived in Varanasi yesterday on an overnight train from Agra. we were supposed to get in at 12.30pm but arrived after 3.30pm. Not too bad I've been told! Varanasi is a lot more laid back than the other Indian cities we've been to. but ...

A dream realised, Varanasi, India travel blog

A dream realised

A travel blog entry by whinger


So here we are..In Varanasi.. We have been here one full day and it really is an eye opener.. Mixed feelings really... The hotel is Ok - again nothing fantastic - but ok with very friendly monkeys. Very well situated for the Ghats and close to Assi Ghat. ...

Cows, Ganges, Hinduville, Mortality, Etc., Varanasi, India travel blog

Cows, Ganges, Hinduville, Mortality, Etc.

A travel blog entry by bzeiger

... the same for many centuries.  It's like a modern time capsule broke over the years in India, but wasn’t dropped from a high enough distance in Varanasi.  The blanket of tradition, ritual, faith and resilience held its stitches in tact and ...

Sooo Hotttttt!!!!!!, Varanasi, India travel blog

Sooo Hotttttt!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by flying-spirit

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Happy Makar Sankranti, Varanasi, India travel blog

Happy Makar Sankranti

A travel blog entry by andreascully


Big Hindu festival today ... Aka the kite festival for the kids though most of the men couldn't wait to show us how to get the kites ready and how to fly them. 6am start to watch the people bathe in the sacred Ganga. It's cold today the least. Shocking ...

Life, Death and Devotion, Varanasi, India travel blog

Life, Death and Devotion

A travel blog entry by elinazimmerman


... 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


... 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 ...

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