Sita Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... you can't just pull up outside. You get dropped at the nearest main road and staff from the hotel accompany you thro the lanes. Within seconds of entering the lanes, every sense was assaulted without mercy. The lanes at the widest are 10 ft and 1ft at the narrowest - so some parts were out of the question for 2 great big clodhopping Westerners. There were endless cows, dogs and goats so it doesn't take a genius to figure out that there are endless piles of cow, dog and ...
... sleep on the ground. It wasn't the worst thing in the world - you got used to it and there were lots of other people in the same boat. Plus we had a few mice keeping us company.
The biggest issue was that it was soooo cold and I was not well prepared. It must have been around 40 degrees F and sitting/sleeping on the concrete floor didn't help. I just put on layers and layers of shirts and pants, had a thin blanket for the floor, ...
... dawned on me. Still stunned, he led me to the window and insisted that I take a photo of the actual fire cremation itself, for memories sake. How did I get myself into this situation? What if money was not what he wanted? It was a foolish mistake to follow and trust his words.
The only consolation I took out of this was being in that horrid hall that reeked of soot and burnt wood with the ancient granny knelt at the open ...
... were only halfway to Varanasi - there was heavy fog and it had taken us nine hours to do 300 km. I crawled back into my bunk for a few hours.
About 9.00am people started stirring - don't ask me how they all knew that we were late. The middle bunk has to come down as a backrest before all three people from one side can sit on the bottom bunk for day time travel!
We we were lucky to have three lovely Indian girls near us - one on the bunk above David, one ...
Arriving into Varanasi Junction only two hours late we found the hostel with relative ease following our first rickshaw of the trip through the chaotic Varanasi alleys. We had planned our entire 9 month trip around being in Varanasi for Diwali and by the looks and sounds of it it wasn't going to disappoint. Fireworks, crackers and what sounded like canons were being set off at all hours and there was hardly ...