Hotel Elena

D21 Rana ghat near dasawamedh ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $15.00
 

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Feeling Cleansed - India part 2 (Well over due)

A travel blog entry by emezzy

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15.4.14 - Feeling cleansed (Varanasi) - part 2 of India.


It's well-known. When holidaying, partying, trekking (Oh heyyyy Golden Triangle trekkers) or working abroad, you do as the locals do. For the students I teach in London, that means If you find yourself in Australia, you throw shrimps on the barbie and have kangaroos as pets (Bless them). If/when in London, you complain about weather and follow 'football' like ...

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by jessredfern22

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... names) that has 5000 people gather every night on boats and on foot to watch a religious fire show. We didn't actually watch it as we went the following night by boat but the vibe was good and we managed to find a place with a rooftop restaurant that overlooked the whole festivities. Trying to find it was a bit of an issue with lots of little dark backstreets covered in cow dung and people milling about. It was a very busy but good day. The following day we got up ...

The Glorious Ganges

A travel blog entry by the-wanderer

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Children, pregnant women, people with leprosy, priests and some others I forgot get wrapped in sheets, weighted down with stones, taken out to the centre of the Ganges and thrown overboard for fish and dolphins. I didn't quite know what to make of that, it made me more sad the baby I saw was going overboard.

I got chatting to an Oz couple and they learned today that gay people are not allowed to go to the Ganges in any way shape or form when they die. They ...

Varanasi

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm

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... had credit cards and he said we could go to an ATM. We were off, annoyed that our guide had led us into the situation and moved on. As we walked away through people sat lining the alleyway a man waved his hand at me, I waved back then realised he was showing me he had no fingers but I was past guilt by now. We jumped into a rickshaw and headed for the Muslim area, we had told the guide previously that we did not want to go to a silk factory but here we were at one where ...

Ganges sailing trip

A travel blog entry by hannah.1991

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... small rest (and shower!) before getting on another little boat to see the sunset over the river. We took part in a prayer candle ceremony in which we lit candles which were in little leaf bowls with flowers in and put them out onto the river whilst making a prayer/wish. It was so lovely to see them all floating down the river together. We drove down the river a bit to see the Ghats. These are places all along the river bank where people come to pray. There are two main ...

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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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good