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... culture, traditions and amazing food! We visited temples, ate lots of Chaat, drank lots of Lassi and took in everything the city had to offer. It was beautiful to see the Ghats from the river and we did this during sunrise as well as sunset. We also crossed the river for a spot of horse riding, took part in a wedding and on our final day even built up the courage to go for a holy did in the river ourselves. It was truly an incredible trip and unforgettable experience. Next stop, the Taj ...
... that were being washed. Comforting!
Opposite from the buildings and ghats lining the bank of the river we were treated to an absolutely incredible sunrise, truly unlike any other that we have seen anywhere in the world. It was such a cool opportunity to just float in silence and appreciate the beauty in a place considered so holy by millions and millions of people. As we made our way back to the main ghat and head back into town we continued to pass more ...
... br> We moved on after a somber 20 minutes floating near the cremation site. The next part of the river was more on the upbeat side. A dancing and fire ritual is performed in several locations by local priests and religious students. Called Ganga Aarti, it is done to put the Ganges to bed. A similar ritual is carried out in the morning however he evening event is attended by thousands making it quite a spectacle viewed from the relative calm of a boat in the river. Nandan bought a ...
... drained. While only a half an hour walk, away from the train station India is sensory overload. Your brain spends so much time taking in the plethora of sights, sounds and smells that it's emotionally draining. I find a quick meal and take to a bit of the R&R I was hoping to attain in Kolkata.
Varanasi, the city of the holy Ganges. A sacred Hindu city full of anything you can imagine. Cobblestone and dirt streets weave around ...
... hard in India for the vast majority of people. There are very wealthy people in India, but as it's been for millenia, they are few in number compared to the very poor. And there is a growing middle class, thanks to increased access to education and world marrkets.
But the vast majority of the people we encounter on a daily basis are either poor, or extremely, excruciatingly poor. Those lucky enough to have jobs work very long hours or at incredibly demanding ...