Ganga View Guesthouse

Address: Asi Ghat, Waterfront, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Asi Ghat, Waterfront, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

India: Utter Pradesh - Varanasi

A travel blog entry by jackandgeorgia on Jun 07, 2015

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... piping hot homemade chips arrived (reminding us both of our Grans!) With full tummies we headed off to the station in good time, but sat for a long time in the heat and smell of an overcrowded station as the train was 5 hours late. Jack had a long conversation with a teenage boy who claimed he was 21 but was 17 at a push, who sat next to us. He was travelling to Patna to sit a software engineering exam. A really sweet guy, ...

Early morning Ganges tour

A travel blog entry by hans.francis on Apr 18, 2015

19 photos

... dry on the steps of the Gaths, others were enjoying the Ganges by swimming in this river, their where as well fisher men who looked for the catch of the day, a boat men who was even selling souvenirs, on the Gaths there were also meditation and yoga workshops ongoing, etcetera. Yesterday we bought already a nice little candle light with mary gold flowers which was sold to us by a very friendly young boy who wish all of you and us a happy ...

Varanasi, the full circle of life

A travel blog entry by the-wanderer on Mar 09, 2015

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... an hour away. We went in a taxi organised by the hotel. Sarnath is where Buddha allegedly gave his first teachings and it was full of Buddhist pilgrims. It is a very peaceful place it has archeological ruins, a massive stupa, a massive statue of Buddha with triple jointed fingers and a 'wildlife' park with deer, birds, crocs and other animals.

It was only a bloody Zoo wasn't it. Me and zoos just don't get on, what gives us the right to put animals in a cage for ...

Powerfully Weird

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 25, 2015

4 comments, 28 photos

... are many available on-line, including entire videos of the cremation process. As so often happens with photos, I’m not really sure why some places prohibit them while others seem to welcome them. It is a very, very random experience, here as elsewhere.

As the body burns the family stands or sits around and watches, some praying or singing, others matter-of-factly chatting. Only men attend the cremation, as there is a belief that women would ...

Assault On the Senses...and Then Some!!

A travel blog entry by cjbishop on Feb 22, 2015

24 photos

... I have been to many rug manufacturers but this was a first to view weaving of fabric.

At 5 PM we again left for the Ganges River to witness the Hindu Ataari ceremony, celebrating life and the end of the day. Because of the expected crowds, buses are not allowed near the river and to avoid us having to walk great distances Insight Vacations arranged for us to be transported by rickshaws to the river. So off we go in a caravan of 16 rickshaws through ...

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