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... too far, time wise, from anything we wanted to visit. In Chowringhee, we will be able to fall out of our hotel and walk….
December 13, 2014 – Kolkata
Today we moved to the Golden Apple on Sutter Street, a great place right in the middle of backpackers heaven. Great food, funky little shops and restaurants, and yet easy as walking a few streets over to step into a different world. Boy yeah ....real ...
... of the rest of Varanasi curving around the horizon, echoing the feeling of transcendence. It is an auspicious place for Hindus to die and also to be cremated. The burning ghats are certainly a sight to see, especially at night time as they literally burn an image in your mind. Loved ones that have recently passed away are taken to a funeral pyre wrapped in cloth then placed on the pyre so it can be lit. Depending on how much wood the family can afford the fire roars and consumes ...
Feeling the weight of Varanasi lift as the sunrises and as I am jostled awake in my middle birth of our train sleeper car. Despite being privileged to share a 6 birth with not only three other girls from our group, but a family of five, I feel fairly rested. (Yup, your math is correct 4+5=9 NOT 6! Indians sure take small spaces to the maximum; whether it be a sleeper train, rickshaw, motorbike or really any mode of transportation. Family of five on a scouter; no problem. ...
Somehow, the previous entry, titled the Hooghly river cruise, was terminated early by the text box being filled. Mystery.
Anyway, the word 'cruise' clearly means different things to different people. When we arrived at the boat station it was clear to see that the boat had no seats. We were somewhat startled but realized it was that or nothing. The itinerary had said it would be a private boat. It was. Angela, the guide and ...
... seen precisely one single white man (in KFC of course) the foreigners policy was likely to hold more weight at these stations as we were almost without doubt were the only ones here. Oh we did see an albino girl later that night- that was weird. I've seen one or two before and not thought too much of it, but being in a place where there are no white people at all and we had been getting started at like mad, to see this girl, young, fully dressed in a sari- she must have got so ...