Jyoti Hotel

Opp: Saraswati Cinema, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Opp: Saraswati Cinema, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Ganga (Gangeas) Day

A travel blog entry by getcracken on Aug 25, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

... so much as a brush of the teeth or a wash of the face and I was in a tuc-tuc within 5 minutes of the call. Despite our set back we managed to get down in time to watch the sunrise cleansing rituals which take place on the banks of the Ganga river at the spot where Lord Rama (he is best mates with Lord Shiva, but of course you knew that, they have been tight for centuries now) took his dip, when he was released from captivity. It was a colourful and special event to ...

India Varanasi

A travel blog entry by poeticdrifter on Jul 17, 2014

6 photos

... I was at the shiva ceremony the other night and a man offers a me a head massage, I politely declined. He says ok and asked me my name and I told him; he then shook my hand but didn't let go. He began to give me a very strong hand massage, I tried to pull my hand away but it was no use. The grip was to tight. The hand massage turned into an arm massage. I had no choice but to wait till he was done. I gave him a dollar for his ...

You couldn't make this stuff up....

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney on May 07, 2014

1 photo

... As Nahindra's stop approached he said to us to stay on the train until the last stop as it went straight to Varansai. He must have seen the mix of tiredness and stress on both our faces and decided to come with us all the way to make sure we got there safe, he even helped us call around some hotels to see if we could get a late room. But the drama didn't end there. Just as we came close to our destination the train came to a sudden halt. There was lots of people shouting and with that ...

A dip in the Ganges

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney on May 04, 2014

4 photos

... that read 'don't get in an auto-rickshaw!'. As I looked back up twenty or so screaming men surrounded us, grabbing at our arms, I lost it. I'd like to think we're both fairly calm chappy's, and we've been in these situations dozens of times, but this was too far. I screamed at them to F*uk Off and they jumped back shocked it seemed to work for the time being! The hotel manger called me and calmed me down while Jen grabbed a cycle rickshaw. I passed the phone to ...

The Ganges and the Ghats

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish on Apr 10, 2014

5 comments, 25 photos

... each step you take and with each minute that passes by. Our first night after wandering through the narrow streets Terry and I decided to hire a boat to row us down the river to experience the nightly prayer ceremony from a distance while also being able to take part in the floating candle ceremony after sunset. Our little boat man quietly set off up river to the two main ghats to gain the best vantage point of both ceremonies. Both started at 6:30 and were ...

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