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For more than two thousand years, the River Ganges--Mother Ganga--has been revered by hundreds of millions of Indians as a symbol of spiritual purity. Originating in the snow-clad Himalayas, the river travels 1,600 miles across the plains of the subcontinent before flowing east into Bangladesh; from there it spills into the Bay of Bengal, along …
... were shut. After walking for about half an hour we finally found one, but they were shutting for lunch for an hour. At least we knew we could go back to this one so decided to go window shopping and see what was open. We had been looking everywhere for an ipad camera SD reader but no stores in India seemed to sell them. But once again Good karma played its card again and lead us to a huge electronic store which was open and had the correct one we needed :-) We managed ...
... So of course every morning someone goes out to pick coconuts and serves me fresh coconut water and a plate of the coconut meat. YUMMMMMY!! I even had coconut water mixed with vodka last night. It was de-lish!! I could go on and on about the food and drinks, obviously, you can tell I love to eat good food! (And by the way, the fruit here is so fresh and mouthwatering!) Quick example and then I have to go! In ...
... many times - I can barely scratch the surface of this culture and I'm left wanting to know more.
Set amongst peaceful and verdant gardens, the temple of Krishna is a very different scene - perfectly symmetrical, sweeping curves and painted spotlessly pink. It's a haven of calm and tranquility and the worshipers inside are sitting cross-legged in silent, focused contemplation.
Elsewhere in the city, Roman Catholics ...
... to strangers they can't understand why wer are encouraging them now.We spent the rest of the day in a new shopping complex but we were all very restrained.
We spent most of our time trying to organise the next leg of our trip.
Hope everyone is well and wishing Dad all the best on Thursday.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool