Hotel Vibhav Harsh

Jangambari Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $44.00
 

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Glorious Ganges , part 2

A travel blog entry by the-wanderer

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... to take me, which I did. We had to go through the lanes to get to the main road where the bank is. They seemed to go on for ever and ever and I wondered if I would ever get out of this place without being knee deep in cow ****, without being head butted by a cow again, bitten by a dog or spat on (accidentally) by one of the locals. We eventually got to the main road just to be thrust into a different in kind of chaos. I took my **** into my hands and tried to get it ...

The Holy Waters of Varanasi

A travel blog entry by lcdp

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... a knock-on effect as all boats moored were now without a stable mooring and started taking off down the river because of the strong current. Shouts of abuse were then mingled with boat owners' concerned exclamations as we all started disrespectfully leaving the ceremony, whilst rowers clambered over each other each attempting to find another stable mooring. This happened to us twice and reduce the sombre scene to a giggle as ...

Back to India

A travel blog entry by hanush

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... river), but some (like children and pregnant women) go directly into the river, wrapped in cotton and weighted with stones. The public cremations are so different from anything I've experienced in the west. It's all so open, and so casual. There are no visible signs of mourning at the burning. People come and go, sit around, drink cups of tea, but the mood is pretty upbeat. Sometimes the fire needs a poke with a stick to make sure everything gets burnt. ...

Holy Varanassi - Never to be forgotten!

A travel blog entry by shellyandmarts

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... to us the entire ritual of a Hindu cremation, who attends and why women don't attend, the charity work that they do to provide a hospice to the poor and ill in the months leading to their death and who pays for their cremation. It shocked us to find out that the cost of 1kg of wood is 250Rupees (a lot given the average daily wage is only 100- 200Rs) and Shelly and I felt obliged to donate some wood to help with a dignified cremation. The next day we did see ...

Life on the Ganges

A travel blog entry by tomandgem

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... his liking. We were given the impression that the male is allowed to do the choosing but the female needs to go along with the decision made.


Wondering along the ghats of the Ganges allowed us to see the bustle of Varanasi and everyday living. We witnessed this during the day and we also took a boat at sunrise. In the Ganges local people have a bath, do their laundry, go for a swim and pray. People are not the ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Jangambari Road, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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