Sita Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
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... a bit into a small thin plastic baggie, and I would seal it. I worked with them for about 20 or 30 minutes or so and the tray of sweets was gone, so I said Yay! We are done! The others laughed and somebody brought out an entire new tray and then said there were 8 more of them after that. They were very thankful for the help and even brought me some tea. During this time we were talking to the man, Anin, who said they they were packaging these ...
Most of the day was spent on the sleeper train, but eventually we did arrive in Varanasi mid-afternoon. After checking into my adorable hotel right off of the Ganges, I went to the ghats to walk around. Varanasi has over 84 ghats, which are series of stairs going down into the river that Hindus use to bathe themselves. Bathing in the Ganges is ...
... white and bubbly from detergent run-off or some other toxicity. The air in every city so far is choked with wood and coal smoke, particulant exhaust, and unfiltered gas engines of motorcycles, tuk-tuks, buses, and cars. Litter is ubiquitous, even in those places where cowdung, sheep droppings, and dog poop don’t slick the streets. And there is no real consciousness that this is a serious problem yet. I have had several people tell me that the Ganges ...
... the various buildings and palaces along the bank were pretty magnificent. Another unique sight for us was the people who were doing laundry in the river. There were mostly men taking large sheets and beating them on slanted wooden platforms to dry them out and then lay them along the river bank to dry more fully. It was cool to see and we realized that this has been happening here like this for hundreds of years but then it dawned on us…those were probably ...
... but the guard ended up getting very angry and we had to bolt out of there at high speed. Whew!!
Along the way we met up with some of Sudeep's friends, one of whom was one of the priests from the ceremony last night, but that still didnt get us in. Walking as a group back towards Sita Hotel one fellow stopped at a stall selling everything from jewelry to spices...he wanted some sandalwood and his bargaining with the shop owner was something to behold. I wish I had the video ...