Hotel Clarks Varanasi
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... of Kashi) is the chief cultural patron of Varanasi, and an essential part of all religious celebrations. The culture of Varanasi is closely associated with the Ganges. The city has been a cultural centre of North ...
... past 500 years), and they light a stick from that fire and bring it down to the pyre, and circle the fire around the head five times (for earth, wind, water, fire, and soul--I think) before lighting the wood stack. The bodies burn for maybe 2.5 hours, then the families remove any bones and throw them into the river (the ashes remain there). For the bodies to rise to heaven undisturbed, it's very important that everyone at the cremation shows ...
... but I will, however, take slightly stalky photos of you and your boat as you row away. Yeah, Varanasi totes brings out the stalker in you. Photographing people washing in the Ganga river as you cruise by on a boat? Totes not creepy. Nope. Not if you justify it to yourself by noting that every ****er on all of the boats is doing the exact same thing.
But why have one boat ride down the holiest river in India in a day when ...
... and his friends who we just saw, were all going. We hesitated for a minute, not really sure what to say and then decided what they heck and said we would love to, only if it would be ok for us to go since we didn’t want to be rude. He laughed and said that in India the more people you have at your wedding the more good luck you are supposed to have in your marriage so that goal was always to have the biggest party possible, so everyone would love that we ...
... and winding narrow streets to see what life was like here. He's a college student waiting for his parents to select a suitable husband for his older sister and then they will find him a wife -- he is not allowed to meet her beforehand and has to make his decision if she will be acceptable from a photograph of her. Sudeep left us for a few hours so we rested a bit and got to wander for awhile on our own. We checked out a world heritage ...