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

Varanasi or Varansi or Banaras

A travel blog entry by arn0601 on Jul 02, 2015

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... They tie stones to the body and drop them in the middle of the river. We spent quite a few hours just watching the cremation sites and the sunset over the river. We then got dinner and headed home. We spent some time chatting with our hostel mates. There was this young couple who had quit there corporate job to start a tourism business in Varanasi. We talked for a while about their motivation and business models. Sounded interesting we'll see isn't works out. Headed to bed soon ...

Varanasi, the full circle of life

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

44 photos

... boat ride along the river and this is where life along the ghats is spread out for the world to see. We had the same rower as last time, 70 years old and as fit as a fiddle but his cataracts were worse bless him. It's not quite right watching people bathing in the morning but they are happy for others to see their devotion to the river and don't care who photographs them. We got up to the burning ghats and a couple of bodies were arriving on bamboo stretchers for cremation. ...

Varanasi - Part 2

A travel blog entry by travelnshit on Mar 04, 2015

2 comments, 117 photos

... Dim, an Aussie which we were with said something and the girl looked at her. "What did you say? I can't understand you. What is this accent?!" Dim was taken aback, she wasn't fond of the gobby little spawn at all, and when Boris asked her if she went to school she responded with, "Why should I answer any of your questions when you won't buy my flowers?"
At this point she hadn't even offered us any flowers, she was too bust ...

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

A travel blog entry by cjbishop on Feb 22, 2015

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... us and the buildings along the riverfront. I can see how it a might be a spiritual experience for many people.

Returning to the shore we were led thought the back streets near the river where we encountered old widows dressed in white living in local hostels, waiting to die, men stacking firewood for future cremations, a cow blocking our way in a narrow street, vendors selling spices and shrouds used in the cremation ceremonies, beggars, Hindu ...

The Holiest and Dirtiest City in India

A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Feb 09, 2015

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... we witnessed, but surprisingly enough nearly everyone we encountered was smiling and very friendly. Of course there was the occasional person asking for money and we did find one incredibly persistent young guy selling prayer beads who nearly hooked us with his crazy discounted prices until we finally arrived at the waterfront and had an excuse to break free.

On the banks of the River Ganges, all up and down the river actually, there are these large ...

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