Travel Blogs from Varanasi, India

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Varanasi, Varanasi, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by markandali


... cause is, but striped down the side of every government bus is a good couple of splatters of vomit! Varanasi is a great city - the holiest city in India. People are obsessed with washing in the river called the ganges which surprises me as it is ...

Update!, Varanasi, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by cristenbauer


... of the melody and it is sooo fun!! It's really challengin, but im totally loving it. So it is really very safe here in Varanasi during the day. People are not weird at all about money so you don't have to feel like someone is going to steel your ...

Varanasi is classy, Varanasi, India travel blog

Varanasi is classy

A travel blog entry by middlesbrough7


Hello, OK...we move on to one of the holiest places in India.......Varanasi. Thousands upon thousands of people visit every year to worship at the Ghats and bathe in the river Ganges.......did i bathe in the Ganges.........did i bollocks!!!!! It looks ...

Pema Problems, Varanasi, India travel blog

Pema Problems

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

... him 18,000 rupees for the first day of the trip, he said, and an additional 4,000 rupees for the ride from Bodhgaya to Varanasi.  We explained that this was not what we had agreed to, but Gupta Uncle was adamant that we should pay him the larger ...

Hamuman Temple, Varanasi, India travel blog

Hamuman Temple

A travel blog entry by deepakandnigel


This afternoon we braved another tuk-tuk ride to Hamuman Temple, known also as The Monkey Temple. Hamuman is the God of monkeys and so they are protected by him. Sadly, we were not allowed to take cameras or phones into the grounds and attached is just ...

Day 44, Varanasi, India travel blog

Day 44

A travel blog entry by craigandkelly


Light at the end of the tunnel Today we are up and out early and manage to book a train to Delhi. We wanted to go to Agra but time is ticking and varanassi has been well and truly done, Agra will come later. We book the train first class as a treat and ...

Pamper at the holiest place in India, Varanasi, India travel blog

Pamper at the holiest place in India

A travel blog entry by chawi


... a beautiful and very spiritual experience, the energy that emanates there is really amazing. I was happy to be in Varanasi, and that it was our last stop in India, so I thanked for all what we had experienced, learned and seen. The next day we left India ...

The Ghats, Varanasi, India travel blog

The Ghats

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

Our hotel, Ganpati Guest House is on the bank of the Ganges River, ideally located between Dashaswamedh Ghat (main action) and Manikarnika Ghat (cremations), The guide, a college student named Mayur Jaiswal, met us by the door of our ...

Best Tip Ever!, Varanasi, India travel blog

Best Tip Ever!

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

... could do was to e-mail Pema and hope the message was forwarded to Gupta Uncle before he and Uncle Daughter drove too far away from Varanasi.  As it turns out, Gupta Uncle noticed the bag was missing on his own, and he and Uncle Daughter showed up to ...

A pilgrimage is made..., Varanasi, India travel blog

A pilgrimage is made...

A travel blog entry by lbu05dk


... could somehow get themselves to India's eastern border then I could get myself onto a flight from Delhi. And so I left Varanasi with something only life experience brings...perspective. Perhaps the full force of the Ganges' current would not have pushed ...

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