Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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Jaipur to Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Jaipur to Varanasi

A travel blog entry by bwood78

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... ! Our initial itinerary had us taking an early flight from Jaipur, connecting in Delhi with a minimal layover, then directly to Varanasi, arriving a little before noon. With the troubles we've been having with Kingfisher airlines, it instead turned into a ...

Lost in the maze and haze of cow dung, Varanasi, India travel blog

Lost in the maze and haze of cow dung

A travel blog entry by chrissiealex

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The journey to Varanasi was very issue free.. I had my own seat, and although I had the middle bunk I did get some sleep. Being in the middle they get you up at 6am so they can all sit up and watch the view.. after a while it got really hot and busy so I ...

Varanasi - the oldest living city in the world, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi - the oldest living city in the world

A travel blog entry by hannah.1991

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Today we were up at 5.30am to go and watch the sunrise. It was a struggle to get up but I'm so glad that I did. We did the same thing as for sunset last night - went out on the boat and then watched the morning prayer on the Ghat. The sunrise was so ...

Varanasi 3, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi 3

A travel blog entry by miltoninindia

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... to the train station was an adventure. I had to go to Mughal Sarai, 24 km away, as there was no vacancy in the trains from Varanasi to Delhi. I had reserved an auto-rickshaw, Paco, to come pick me up at the hotel at 9:30. At 8 Laki approached in front of ...

Varanassi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanassi

A travel blog entry by chantalplomb

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Moving on.., Varanasi, India travel blog

Moving on..

A travel blog entry by patrickscribe

Power outages have limited my ability to post. Today we leave for Kathmandu after four days of getting lost in tiny and winding alleys and dodging cows and motorcycles. I have a very mixed impression of this city. It's not quite the religious retreat for ...

In Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

In Varanasi

A travel blog entry by choosechu

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Varanasi is the oldest city in India - there is evidence of settlers here as far back as the 1200BC - and also the holiest city - they say that those who die in Varanasi earn eternal redemption and salvation. The centrepiece of Varanasi is the River ...

cows, dogs and holy water: greetings from Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

cows, dogs and holy water: greetings from Varanasi

A travel blog entry by suzymartin

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... , we awoke to the call of the chai walla, and had a little clay cup of tea in bed.    Varanasi is fascinating. It's one of India's seven holy cities, and an important place for pilgrimages and cremations. We're staying next to the main funeral ...

Buddha was here, Sarnath, India travel blog

Buddha was here

A travel blog entry by soulcollector

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Visit of Nalanda, Bodh Gaya WHU and Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog

Visit of Nalanda, Bodh Gaya WHU and Varanasi

A travel blog entry by longtail

... 5th or 6th centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period. Varanasi [1], once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. The city is ...

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