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India 2014 - Varanasi

INDIA | Fri, 5 Dec 2014 | By megandrob | Views [294]

From Delhi, we got an overnight train to Varanasi. Varanasi is famous for being the "holiest place" in India. It is right on the river Ganges, and is made up of a network of confusing, interconnecting alleyways, and a load of ghats, which are steps down ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghats, river, varanasi

Beauty of the beholder

INDIA | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By sophiew | Views [529]

'Come in', she said. Her hands were old and crinkled, the henna sunk deep into the cracks around her nails and the divets of her fingers. I sat down across the table from her and she took my hand in hers, all the while never meeting my eyes. 'What ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, ganges, india, love, taj mahal, temples

Varanasi

INDIA | Sat, 15 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [911]

Varanasi Posted on   March 15, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Varanasi Warning: We saw some pretty intense stuff here. I write about it because this is our experience, but the detail included might be too much for some. Of ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghat, holy river, india, religion, rivers, the ganga, varanasi

Varanasi

INDIA | Sat, 15 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [420]

Varanasi Posted on   March 15, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Varanasi Warning: We saw some pretty intense stuff here. I write about it because this is our experience, but the detail included might be too much for some. Of ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghat, holy river, india, religion, rivers, the ganga, varanasi

My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 11 Apr 2012 | By getout | Views [247] | Scholarship Entry

The guide took a hold of my forearm and helped me on board the watercraft. “Boat” is too generous a word for what looked like a shack in a shantytown of Delhi, yet we were setting sail for a trip down the ... Read more >

Tags: boat trip, ganges, get out and go, india, travel writing scholarship 2012

Day 10 - Ganges River Boat Ride

INDIA | Sat, 3 Dec 2011 | By davidrgaines | Views [974]

I think my numbering of days is all cockeyed at this point - today is definitely day 10. Up at 5:00am and dragged ourselves downstairs and onto the bus before dawn to see the Hindu devotees from all over India who come to Varanasi to bathe in the Ganges.... Read more >

Tags: ganges, hinduism, india, terrific wooden flutes, varanasi

Very nasty Varanasi

INDIA | Sun, 10 Oct 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [760]

From the Golden temple, spiritual home for the Sikhs, we now come to Varanasi, spiritual home to the Hindus. Varanasi sits on the banks of the river Ganges, believed to be a sacred river, a Godess on earth. One story says that she was sent her to earth ... Read more >

Tags: boats, ganges, sunrise, temples, water

Día21-22-23: Disfruto la ciudad sagrada de Varanasi y... recibo un "ataque" divino!!!!!

SPAIN | Sun, 22 Aug 2010 | By dayangchi | Views [428]

Con un relajado desayuno en el jardín y un té para despedirme de mis amiguitos de la tienda de enfrente casi se hizo hora de ir al aeropuerto... así que recogí trastos y, como quién no quiere la cosa, ya estaba encima del avión. Empiezo a volverme ... Read more >

Tags: ataque, baños, benarés, ceremonia, ganges, gaths, policía, río, templo, varanasi

Photos: INDIA- Vanarasi

INDIA | Sun, 8 Aug 2010 | By alina_pro | Photo Gallery

Set on the Ganges, Varanasi is one of India’s most appreciated holly places and the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. The main activity in Varanasi is commerce. Anybody can sell anything to any one, the town is a gigantic market. Attracting ... Read more >
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Tags: children, ganges, india, pilgrims, varanasi

 

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