Hotel Elena

Address: D21 Rana ghat near dasawamedh ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
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Location

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

    Fascinating, crazy place...

    A travel blog entry by dandalessandro on Oct 06, 2014

    2 comments, 29 photos

    ... but interesting street food, cows, motorbikes literally passing within inches of us each moment and the sound of beeping horns, music from temples blaring out and the infinite chaos of the city vibrating for as far as we could see. This is one crazy place!

    We had some beers and dinner on the roof of our hotel and took in the night view, after a few more beers and after the restaurant closed we stayed and chatted for a while, when we went to leave we saw that the waiter ...

    Relaxed and Happy in Varanasi

    A travel blog entry by sam.tank on Sep 15, 2014

    3 photos

    ... room with accompanying pictures. The last temple was hunanyman temple who is the monkey god and is the god of body building... You find many pics of him in gyms around India. Around the temples were many monkeys, apparently very vicious, our guide told us not to look them in the eyes!

    We came back to our usual cafe but I only had a coffee, saving myself for a last blue lassi! I joined a uk guy called Darren and a couple of German girls towards burning ghat where I was able ...

    Cremation at the Ganges river

    A travel blog entry by markjoy on Sep 07, 2014

    54 photos

    ... on everywhere, people doing their laundry, taking a bath with lots of soap.....if that makes sense?! dirt, plastic whatever is floating by.....and those people are legally searching for golden teeth, juwelery and I don't even (wanna) know what more.

    Enough......it is enough we feel like being in a rollercoaster and our emotions are mixed up.
    We take a walk along the Ganges, because not more then a month ago the waterlevel of the river was superhigh, there ...

    Final thoughts on volunteering

    A travel blog entry by probable_hermit on Aug 18, 2014

    1 comment

    ... things are common topics of conversation. Next to "where are you from?" "what is your name?" and "how long have you been-/where are you- working?" some of the most common questions are "So how's the food been treating you?" or "have you gotten sick yet?" Random comments about troubled bowels are not seen as awkward, and jokes or stories about said troubled bowels are not weird.
    July and August are the ...

    The spiritual day in Varanasi

    A travel blog entry by canningt on May 13, 2014

    5 photos

    ... bun on the head of the Buddha. There are three stages of enlightenment and they are philosophy, mythology, and rituals. The four main religions are Christianity, Judism, Hindus, and Islam. Rituals and mythologies are very important and religions start as a movement with a leader. Buddhism is a movement by Prince Tata who revolted the cast system of the Hindus. They believed in self-realization and that 'God' is within me. The best Emperor in India spread Buddhism amount the common people ...