Hotel Sarin Inn
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... they do to cleanse themselves. People come from all over just to be able to wash themselves in the Ganges. This is also where people cremate those who have passed. Out of respect, we of course did not take any pictures of this, but we did see several fires burning and our tour guide confirmed these were families cremating the deceased. Then, priests come and do a ceremony and the family then spreads the ashes in the river.
Our tour ...
... and lasted an hour. Some of it was similar to what happens in a normal temple. A lot of it was more showy. They had five priests doing the aarti simultaneously. We then met up with our friend from the Agra train station and had some dinner. Lastly we went to The Blue Lassi. Apparently it's voted the best lassi place in India. It was good but nothing remarkable. I had a mango papaya lassi. We finally then came back to the hostel and I immediately fell ...
... horns), and the smells were out of this world and before we knew it we were standing outside 'Elvis hostel' down several back alleys and brokering a deal with the owner. We were stoked to have arrived. What a place to start our India adventures. Varanasi is situated on the Ganges (river) and is considered the spiritual capitol of India. Some hindus believe that dying here brings salvation, which is where the Ganges play a very important role. It is commonly believed that taking a dip in ...
... didn't eat much. I stayed in the hotel room all day as I felt pretty unwell. Everyone else went out for lunch, to the markets and on a boat ride down the Ganges to watch the sunset. I'm pretty bummed but I'm hoping to catch up with them for dinner and be better to be on the sunrise boat ride tomorrow morning ...
... the sun was being seen off by the Ghat with its
magnificent beauty. Now, with the further walk, I saw a tea shop and the smell
of the tea and people gathering over the shop coaxed me and I was unable to
stop myself. I rushed to the shop and took a Kulhar (Clay Cup) of Tea and sat
on the stairs. There was a group of Japanese travelers who also adored the sip
with the colorful sight and I spent few moments chit chatting ...