Hotel Clarks Varanasi
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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... at the hotel restaurant. Our tour guide warned us that it would take quite some time to get to the train station from our hotel, so we were going to leave at about 12pm to go to a hotel closer to the train station. We were a bit spoiled because this place had a pool and a spa. After lunch, we pretty much just hung out by the pool, drank beer, and then went to the spa to get some henna. Hard day, I know. So before ...
On our last day in Varanasi I wasn't feeling very well, I had a cold, I was grumpy and just wasn’t feeling my best, so I really don’t know why I chose to go to Sarnath… Maybe because I plan on going to Lumbini (in Nepal) one day? Well, Lumbini/Lumpini is where Buddha was born, and Sarnath is where Buddha preached for the first time. But the place was not very nice, ...
... Most countries where Buddhism is practiced (e.g. Japan, Tibet, Thailand, Burma etc) have a temple here due to its importance. We visited a Buddhist Institute which had beautiful gardens set behind a highly decorated concrete wall and a visual feast of an interior complete with an enormous golden serene Buddha statue where some monks were busy chanting while others provided the music via cymbals, two ...
... right next to the door... Good point, it will be harder for anyone to steal my stuff ! Bad point, there will be a lot of movements around, Worst point, I'm going to get so many bruises after the door will have hit my feet throughout the night ! The atmosphere was nice to begin with and I didn't wait that long to go to sleep as it was already late and the more time I could have with my eyes closed, the better ! Advice for anybody willing enough to take a sleeper train, ...
... and got through immigration and customs we were on Plan B. Personally we did not mind as we will do the evening ceremony tomorrow night.
By the time we left the airport it was dark so it was hard to see what Varanasi was really like, but the limited views from the bus implied that this area of India was indeed "less developed" than New Delhi. We will see what daylight brings......