Ganga View Guesthouse

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

Silk Trading

A travel blog entry by on Mar 26, 2015

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... On the way out our guide spotted India and Australia playing cricket on the TV, so we stood there for about 10 minutes watching it. It was in English but I still had no idea what was going on - sorry dad. When we finally broke away from the telly our guide took us through a maze of small noisy alleyways (you could hear weaving machines working away everywhere) and showed us where those smaller spools go to be wound on to a bigger one (didn't ...

How to survive a 13h train ride to Varanasi ?

A travel blog entry by christvdm on Mar 08, 2015

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... further as well ! We all got together and decided it was time to make everyone pay ! Breakfast Party time !! Let the music flow and eat cookies for 3 hours !! It was a lot of fun, we danced, ate and relaxed and were surprisingly well awake ! We finally arrived in Varanasi exactly 13h afterwards and again, surprisingly on time ! Indian railways 2 - SNCB 0 Now time to head to the hotel across the road, avoid getting killed crossing the road and relax a bit until the next activity ...

Powerfully Weird

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 25, 2015

4 comments, 28 photos

... Ner Tamid of a very different sort. While the smell of burning hair and human flesh is not pleasant, the truth is that there is so much smoke in the area that I’m not sure it particularly stood out. If the heat does not make the skull explode, a bamboo pole is used to shatter it in a special ritual called kapal kriya.

The head of the area told me that photographs were strictly forbidden, but then encouraged me take some clandestine ones for a ...

By the Ganges day 2

A travel blog entry by kate.timaeus on Feb 14, 2015

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... we offered was rejected out of hand but they relented after we rowed off and chased after us to seal the deal.We passed several former royal palaces on the river until we reached the steps that the Southern Indians use for their devotions and cremations.A short walk up the steps and along the lanes full of the locals starting their day and amidst all this what seemed like a farmyard milling about crowing,mooing and bleating.We stopped off at a local bakery ...

The Holiest and Dirtiest City in India

A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Feb 09, 2015

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... the Burmese government. The color of these statues and the surrounding prayer wheels was very pretty and it was neat to continue to see the various interpretations of Buddha, something we can certainly look forward to as we continue to travel through other parts of Asia as well.

After experiencing the Buddhist part of town, it was time to head into the heart of the city towards the famous Hindu pilgrimage site, the River Ganges. As we got closer to the ...

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