Hotel Temple on Ganges
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... we went to the iron market, the cream market and lastly the flower market. All of these markets sold in bulk to other shops. We then had lunch. I had a dosa. We then came back and napped. We headed out later in the afternoon to the ghats again. This time we went to the cremation sites and saw quite a few. A priest there explained us the significance of some of the rituals. There are two main creation sites on the Ganges in Varanasi. We the saw what they did for cows which had ...
... giant skeleton key to lock it, all difficult to accomplish when you are laden for touring with camera, backpack, etc. But it looks very well with the overall elephant god décor of the little alcove around my room, it feels somehow both uniquely Indian and somehow colonial, and it is simply very cool.
Yesterday, after being barred from the Golden Temple, I walked to the end of the Old City, hoping I could find my way back to my guesthouse later, and found ...
... be hauling around three extra guides that night) and headed for the wedding. The decorations were absolutely stunning and under a huge tent there was a big party taking place when we arrived. There was a stage up front, holding the attention of most of the male guests thanks to a belly dancer, and in the rear of the tent there were huge tables setup with incredible amounts of food to feed all of the guests. After being introduced to dozens of other people (everyone ...
... frequented by tourists. It was very cool. We saw the step-by-step process of how the garments were made and also got a great tour of the city in the meantime. The noise of the machinery and the dim-lighting made me grateful for my working conditions at home.
That evening, we took a sunset boatride to get great views of Varanasi and to watch the daily thanksgiving ceremony. From the boat, we could see the dozens of cremations taking place on various ghats. The city was ...
... and after walking around aimlessly for half an hour I realised I must have gone the wrong way. The grey, dusty buildings all looked the same to me and amidst the chaos of people, animals, traffic and darkness I came to the conclusion that I must be the only person on the planet who could get lost walking in a straight line. I had no choice but to retrace my steps and seek another path to our lodgings. A journey which should of taken ten minutes took around 45 and by ...