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Photos: Varanasi

INDIA | Mon, 2 Oct 2017 | By nitinv29 | Photo Gallery

An auspicious place to die !! As per Hindu belief , death in Banaras leads to Moksha! One of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and regarded as Hinduism's one of the holiest places . Pilgrims come here to wash away a lifetime of sins in ... Read more >
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Tags: ancient city, culture, ganga, ghats, holy, india, rituals, river, travel, varanasi

Varanasi

INDIA | Sat, 26 Dec 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [244]

   Our boat was surrounded by others just like it: rickety, in a word, with peeling paint and shoddily assembled wooden planks. I could feel my whiteness in the empty space between us and our boatman, where the other boats were packed to the ... Read more >

Tags: culture, delhi belly, developing world, india, puja, river ganges, varanasi

Photos: Ciao bye bye l'Inde!

NEPAL | Mon, 9 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Notre mois en Inde touche à sa fin. Pour ma part, je suis contente de passer à autre chose et d'avoir eu un aperçu de la culture indienne et de cet immense pays. Kurt par contre a plus aimé l'Inde et y serait bien resté plus longtemps mais ici c'est la ... Read more >
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Tags: crise, embargo, kathmandu, népal, varanasi

Photos: Last stop before Nepal; Varanasi and the Ganges.

INDIA | Mon, 2 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

VARANASI (GANGES) Blatant Wikipedia plagiarism: Varanasi is one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and is the holiest of Hinduism's seven holy cities. Pilgrims come to the ghats lining the River Ganges here to wash away a lifetime of ... Read more >
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India 2014 - Varanasi

INDIA | Fri, 5 Dec 2014 | By megandrob | Views [229]

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

Varanasi

INDIA | Sat, 15 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [833]

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 [349]

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

Benaras

INDIA | Sun, 30 Jun 2013 | By boseamit | Views [258]

Benaras is one of the oldest living cities of the World. With time, the city may have changed but at the Ghats, the ethos remains intact. For most Indians, it is a city of mystique and religious fervour. Men, come here after renunciation of all ... Read more >

Tags: faith, ganga, india, naga sadhu, religion, uttar pradesh, varanasi

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

INDIA | Mon, 17 Jun 2013 | By photojournal | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm Santosh Korthiwada from Hyderabad, India. Photography is been my hobby & passion for some years and I'm working towards making it a profession. I love taking pictures of people and travel and someday would like to make a significant contribution to ... Read more >
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Tags: benaras, india, people, portrait, santosh korthiwada, travel photography scholarship 2013, varanasi

Photos: My Scholarship entry - -VARANASI CHRONICLES

INDIA | Sun, 16 Jun 2013 | By dproy | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I AM, DEBAPRASAD ROY, RETIRED FROM BANKING INDUSTRY, NOW AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER. TO SPEAK ABOUT MYSELF, I TOOK MY FIRST PHOTOGRAPH IN THE YEAR 1968 WITH A KODAK’S “CLICK III” CAMERA AND MY FIRST SLR PENTAX K 1000 IN 1992. TREKKING IN THE REMOTE PLACES ... Read more >
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Tags: devotees, ganga arati., ghats, sadhus, varanasi

Photos: My Scholarship entry - India: Traditional vs. Modern Lifestyle

INDIA | Sun, 6 Jan 2013 | By nomad_at_heart | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Why do I take pictures? Well, somehow gradually and naturally it has become a part of my habitual routine while I am away on my consecutive assignment as a volunteer or just visiting a place as a tourist. It has become a part of my "job", but I'm not ... Read more >
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Tags: celebrations, city life, culture, customs, india, rajasthan, traditions, travel photography scholarship 2012, varanasi, village life

Day 10 - Ganges River Boat Ride

INDIA | Sat, 3 Dec 2011 | By davidrgaines | Views [915]

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

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

INDIA | Sat, 11 Sep 2010 | By sadiedaly | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The unseasonably cold and foggy weather reflected our mood. We were stuck on this train for 12 extra hours as it dragged itself along the tracks. We truly understood the term 'climbing the walls.' We were short with each other, frustrated, had eaten ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, india, kolkata, travel photography scholarship 2010, varanasi

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

SPAIN | Sun, 22 Aug 2010 | By dayangchi | Views [388]

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

Conmen, Cowpats and Corpses

INDIA | Wed, 16 Dec 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3458] | Comments [3]

After all that trekking we headed back to Kathmandu for some more relaxation, shopping and to reunite with our Tibet team mates who corrupted us to attend a ‘two for the price of one’ cocktail evening... And we even managed ... Read more >

Tags: agra, border crossing, delhi, fatehpur sikri, sunauli, taj mahal, varanasi

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 [1062]

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 >

Tags: burning bodies, ganges river, varanasi

Holy Cow!

INDIA | Sat, 30 Aug 2008 | By remlaph | Views [1490]

Well it has been awhile! And I have been doing so many things, where to start?? Well I will try not to make the entry too long... or I think most of you will stop reading halfway through. Well picking up from after trekking, which seems so long ago ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, haradwir, india, lumbini, nepal, temples, varanasi

More Varanasi

INDIA | Mon, 7 Jul 2008 | By abelaine | Views [649]

Everyday here in India is not just an adventure but really mentally exhausting.  It really feels like you are fighting off people who hassle you every minute of the time you are outside.  Apparently this city is better than others - which leaves me little ... Read more >

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Varanasi

INDIA | Sun, 6 Jul 2008 | By abelaine | Views [649] | 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 >

Tags: ganges river, varanasi

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