Faran Hotel

Address: D 50/129, Nai Sarak, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on D 50/129, Nai Sarak, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Varanasi - Part 2

A travel blog entry by travelnshit on Mar 04, 2015

2 comments, 117 photos

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Everywhere you go in India it looks like minor stabbings have taken place. There are red splashes up walls and on floors. I think it's called paan and it involves putting a load of stuff in a leaf and chewing on it. It turns your spit red and if you chew habitually you tend to go around looking like you just ripped someone's throat out with your teeth. The people of Varanasi love this ****. Elsewhere in India I've seen ...

Powerfully Weird

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 25, 2015

4 comments, 28 photos

... s the place to be in Varanasi, and people have traveled from all over India, and some of us from all over the world, to be here on the banks of the Holy Mother Ganga.

A large Hindu ceremony takes place in the early evening each night at Dasaswamedh Gat, a “Worship of Fire” performance called Agni Puja dedicated to Lord Shiva, as well as to the River Ganges and other gods. Called a “Ganga Arti”, the contrast between this ...

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

A travel blog entry by auberginegarden on Feb 10, 2015

1 comment, 64 photos

... we had stumbled up a very public cremation ceremony. At first we felt slightly un easy, as if we were intruding on something very private and personal, but then once we had retreated to a rooftop nearby we were struck by an energy like no other. Witnessing the full cycle of a three-hour cremation we realized that actually there was very little grief and heartache in the air. It was more of a natural acceptance that a beautiful life was being put to rest. Family and friends were paving the ...

Varanasi, India

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Feb 03, 2015

50 photos

... the bicycles, which would often try to push by on the other side. Then, while you were looking to either the right of left side, you also had to be vigilant of foot placement, in order to avoid plunging our flip flop clad feet into a 3 inch pile of wet, sticky bovine leftovers. It was mentally exhausting just walking to the banks of the Ganges, but that is all part of the experience.
The prayer ceremony itself takes about 90 minutes, and is colorful, ...

Varansi oh Varansi how I love thee

A travel blog entry by cowtowncolleen on Jan 04, 2015

22 photos

... of silk, cashmere and pashmina. Really great to know. I'm a pro! We all went for Pizza, yes pizza, on another rooftop. Possibly one of the best pizzas I've ever had. We went three times before we left that city!

Gail and I ended the night playing with her uglify app...drinkin' chai and uglify.

We decided we had enough for one night and optioned to do sunset cruise the next evening, which turned out to be a good decision because it was a clear night with a full ...

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