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Travel Blogs from Varanasi
... we went to the iron market, the cream market and lastly the flower market. All of these markets sold in bulk to other shops. We then had lunch. I had a dosa. We then came back and napped. We headed out later in the afternoon to the ghats again. This time we went to the cremation sites and saw quite a few. A priest there explained us the significance of some of the rituals. There are two main creation sites on the Ganges in Varanasi. We the saw what they did for cows which had ...
... safety of our car, looking forward to heading back to the hotel to relax after a pretty long day. As is often the case at this point in the tour we were offered a chance to take a quick look at a local shop, specializing in a particular thing famous in that city or region. Normally we tend to opt out of this particular racket, however Bree was in the market for a scarf (of course) and since the specialty in Varanasi was handwoven silk we felt like it was a good match ...
... it as hilarious to watch two professionals in action. Rs800 later and goodbyes to Sudeep, the hotel manager and Manoj the cute little restaurant manager, we piled into a much nicer Toyota taxi (hopefully leaving Ambassadors behind forever) and headed for the airport. The fog was not too bad and we managed to get out of Varanasi ok. Diane said it was her favourite frisking yet -- maybe they were practicing up for Obama' visit later this month.
Lovely flight in the sun well above ...
... us and never left until we became uncomfortable and went for a stroll. We managed to find another two waiting rooms both of which were supposedly for first class, one for men and a separate one for women. There were only two other people in the ladies waiting room so we both entered as it appeared men were allowed if accompanying a women. I must confess comrades that I have not frequented many first class establishments but whence I was hit by the poisonous fumes ...
... farming villages, where people live very basically and traditionally, sitting at the front of their houses in the midday shade, children off to school pressed neat as a pin uniforms, people bathing at roadside water stations hand pumping water when, finally, we turn left off on to a side road and there in front of us again is the mighty Ganga, wide, brown but the water looks clear and sparkling. Our boat men, we have 3 boats, are from close families who have been ...