Allahabad, India

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Allahabad Travel Blogs (70)
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 ...

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 ...

towards the village, Allahabad, India travel blog

towards the village

A travel blog entry by ban-anna


... Indians lack of privacy.  Ive learnt to lock my door always as they have no qualms just wandering in. Yesterday we arrived in Allahabad...the nearest town to the village where I will be based for the next 3 months.  Im not sure I like it too ...