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Come as you are, as you were, as I want you to be, as a friend, as a friend... (Nirvana)

INDIA | Tue, 14 Jul 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1141]

Another overnight train from Kalcutta so Varanasi, home to the probably one of the most sacred places in India-the might Ganges River. This is reportedly the one place you can escape the life and re-birth cycle by being having your body burned at the ... Read more >

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The Ganges River

INDIA | Mon, 7 Jul 2008 | By abelaine | Views [815]

This the famous Holy river in India.  It is long, wide and with a strong current though sometimes hard to see its strength. It is beleived that this is the purest waters which can heal aswell help people attain Nirvana (heaven).  People hope to die ... Read more >

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Varanasi

INDIA | Sun, 6 Jul 2008 | By abelaine | Views [703] | Comments [1]

We arrived to Varanasi - the Holy city of India.  This is THE HOLY city where many Hindu's hope come to die believing that this will end their reincarnation cycle and give them final resting peace. Here is the famous Ganges river.  It is believed to ... Read more >

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