Travel Blogs from Haridwar
The drive from Delhi to Hardiwar was a little grueling (well actually all the roads we have been on are grueling) and as usual it always takes longer than they tell you. Entering the city was hectic! The streets are so narrow only one car should be maneuvering them, but here it is a two way street, to make things worse, someone decided to have a …
... s family history but despite some calls to his colleagues has not yet been able to trace the Shori family panda. Many Hindu pilgrims try to find their family panda while they are visiting Haridwar and if successful may be able to trace their family back for many generations and update their own information while there. Apparently we need some more information as the Pandas are not familiar with the village of Machike near Ferozepur in ...
... of yoga - Asanas. So usually when one says yoga in the west, one means yogic asanas. This is all I've been exposed to at this point. The spirituality element interests me, but its secondary on my list I guess.
I had done as much research on schools/teachers/etc as I could before coming here, but its stupidity to book something in advance in India after only looking at a website or something. ...
... is dedicated to the goddess Maya Devi. It enshrines the image of the Goddess, as an incarnation of Power or Shakti. One of the major attractions of the temple is that it forms one of the Shaktipeeths in India – very famous I was told. Along with that, Maya Devi Temple is believed to be the place that became the recipient of the heart & navel of Sati (wife of Lord Shiva).
The most unique and unusual temple of Haridwar is the ...
Rishikesh - The Good and The Bad
I still love it here in Rishikesh! I
woke up very early this morning and just wandered around town. The
morning was a great time to explore the town, the bells were ringing and
people were gathering to go across the bridge. I ended
up at a German bakery (lots of Germans here!) that is located at the
base of one of the suspension bridges but high above so you can look ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
This is just an ok hotel as far as quality is concerned. What makes it a good hotel is it's location on the Ganga River. There is total chaos when you walk out the front door, but that is part of the attraction.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.