The Golden Buddha
Travel Blogs from Varanasi
... god Ganesha?
-Ganesha is known as Ganapati and Vinayaka.
-Has an elephant head.
-Usually honored before ceremonies start.
-Large marble building in India in Kolkata.
-Was built between 1906 to 1921.
-Is dedicated to Queen Victoria and is now a museum
... cows, dogs, bikes, motorbikes, bikeshaws,cars are everywhere and all going indifferent directions and peoples horns are blaring. I should note that we have not seen anyone use a blinker yet, even on the freeway. We got to the end of the road and then we walked through the old town and it was began walking at the beginning of labyrinth. We had to walk single file and again here we met bikes, motorbikes, dogs, cows, and lots and lots of people. When we got to the end of this section ...
... poorer, much dirtier and much more somber. Varanasi is more of the India I was expecting getting off the plane what feels like so long ago now. This old town is a maze of very small alleys and streets littered with trash, starved animals, homeless and injured indians of all ages and deification from of all of the above. It is located along the river banks of the Ganges and it is divided into many ghats. Ghats are the stairs which lead to this holy water and ...
... the wall near her. It was despondent because it missed her.
Catherine arranged to have Dadee get a daily pain med injection for the coming year and we accompanied her on this trip to see if it was helping. They were, fortunately; Dadee seemed much more comfortable than before and comparatively in good spirits. Best of all, the cow found a small window near her and they could reconnect again.
Another particularly special experience was ...
... there but no beer! It was nice to talk to them and chill some time out. After dinner girls went to the hotel but Alberto and I decided to try to get some beer that we wanted initially! The task was hard, we were in India (alcohol is not easy to find) on the most sacred day of the year and it was raining. After looking for some bars or anything for more than 30 minutes we gave up. While we were on our way back to the hotel, a guy on a store offered us a beer claiming that it was ...