Hotel Elena

Address: D21 Rana ghat near dasawamedh ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on D21 Rana ghat near dasawamedh ghat, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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      Travel Blogs from Varanasi

      Varansi oh Varansi how I love thee

      A travel blog entry by cowtowncolleen on Jan 04, 2015

      22 photos

      ... a common roadside occurrence), meditating,hugging, chasing. I saw cows, goats, dogs, cats, bulls, donkeys, birds, and monkeys. Ok so the cruise, we took a private motor boat out onto the Ganges, where we lit candles and set them afloat on the river at sunset. We made wishes for every candle we set free. We arrived at the ceremony on the river bank and watched as bells and fire and candles and singing and chanting and vendors hopping from boat to boat selling ...

      The Passage To India

      A travel blog entry by michael.bell on Dec 15, 2014

      10 photos

      ... number of colourful characters from all over the country. It had finally sunk in that another trip had begun and it was great to be back on the road to freedom, drinking beer and eating incredible food. I couldn't help but think of all the people who I had worked with at the battlesteads whose only excitement would be the latest instalment of tripadvisor reviews.

      The next day we arose early after what little sleep could be claimed during a night ...

      Sunrise and Sunset - the Ghats of Varanasi

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 26, 2014

      2 comments, 16 photos

      ... fires burned fiercely and we watched as yet more families brought their departed loved ones. It was indeed a moving experience to watch as they built a few logs and sticks. The body was then carried to the river and immersed before being placed on the pyre. Brushwood was then placed on top as prayers were said before the selected family member climbed the steps to the temple and returned with his bundle of brushwood glowing with the sacred fire. A few more prayers and ...

      The holy city with a different cremation process

      A travel blog entry by hayclarketravel on Nov 15, 2014

      19 photos

      ... sounds like Indian ******** kick the woman **** to me. It was an interesting experience. Anyway then he took us to the silk works alleyways where through the window you can see men making scarfs etc using lumes. I was surprised it was all men working and told our guide of my surprise. its not all men working its just that woman are not allowed to work on the bottom floor as they have to work out of sight, this hole don't look at my wife **** is ridiculous. After this he of ...

      IndiGo Flight to Varanasi - 'Aarti' at Sunset

      A travel blog entry by vija on Oct 23, 2014

      20 photos

      ... men and women. The men walked through the machine like at home, but the women had to go into a booth where a female guard waved her magic wand. And yes, my suitcase was overweight by 2 Kms, as I placed my second carry on bag in the suitcase. The airport staff never even checked the carry on luggage, and it appears women are allowed one carry on piece, plus their purse. Anway, as we were in a group, they did not charge us as some of the group members were underweight.