Allahabad, India

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Allahabad Travel Blogs (77)
Ardh Kumbh Mela: Parade of Saints, Allahabad with 20 Million Extra Pilgrims, India travel blog

Ardh Kumbh Mela: Parade of Saints

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... as an auspicious devotion of giving to the gods. In the early morning, thousands of pilgrims moved through the streets of Allahabad towards the sangam under sodium lamps. I moved with them, carrying my backpack with me; all the hotels were either ...

Chitakrut and beyond..., Allahabad, India travel blog

Chitakrut and beyond...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Not sure where I am actually on the map right now, writing from Allahabad, India. Left Chitakrut this am...another small very holy village in India. One of the branches of the Ganges runs through this town so there were many ghats and holy happenings ...

Mela Banquet ---More Details, Allahabad, India travel blog

Mela Banquet ---More Details

A travel blog entry by babadon


... day before the banquet a team of persons hand-delivered about 1,000 invitations to their contacts and guests invited in Allahabad.  These included without a doubt, some patrons and some people of influence (politicians and businessmen), as the Ashram ...

Of Detours & Food Prep & Sharing, Allahabad, India travel blog

Of Detours & Food Prep & Sharing

A travel blog entry by babadon


The Mela continues to dominate my days (and nights).  Each day I walk some 2 kilometres to the pavilion tent that the Kriya Yoga Institute set up for this occasion.  Since I am practicing KY in this tent from 2-5:30 every day, a lot of my ...