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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... at 0930. Madame Space Cadet comes down late and goes back up to get something. Anuj tells people the facilities will be basic so maybe go now, causing further delay. An appalling 25M later, we left.
5* immediately grabbed a vertical iron bar. Told him to try not to be a tourist. He even obliged though Mark was doing the Nervous Nelly bit most of the time.
The larger vehicle usually assumes it has the right of way, probably due to the relative harm of any ...
... time before being openly (as in publicly) cremated in firewood. A special wood is used to eliminate the smell of burning flesh and any major bones that do not burn completely (for example, the chest bones for men and the hip bones for women) are put into the Ganges to sink to the bottom - so we definitely won't be taking a swim then!
The only departed souls that are not cremated are anyone under ...
... trading, chewing the fat, playing cricket (if there's a spare few yards of area clear anywhere in India, this will be what it will be used for!). One of the best people watching places there is. Given the long dry summer the water was incredibly low - we could imagine it would look like a completely different place after the monsoon. Also being this time of year we counted less than a ...
... All Hindus are cremated and some may use the traditional method or they go to the place where is the public crematorium which is cheaper. After this we returned to the hotel for a quick supper and a couple of beers and then we went to our rooms for a quick shower and a quiet reflection of what we had just witnessed. We had just witnessed the true spirituality of life and birth in India. This is truly something everyone should want to see. This was a truly an assault on our senses. Till ...