Varanasi (also known as Benares and Kashi) is one of the oldest surviving cities of the world. According to Hindu mythology, Varanasi is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India. It lies along the banks of the sacred Ganges River, and it's believed that taking a dip in it washes away all the sins and purify the soul.
From the Varanasi Travel Guide
They are really nice and helpful. But what clean means for them is not really clean for real. There is not hot water at all, there was even problem with the water at all. No sink in bathroom, no water in toilet (the word "bathroom" should not be used for the thing which is next door at all). But what else should you expect for such a price... ... more
I stayed for 3 nights at Old Yogi Lodge at the end of march . I was travelling solo and I was very happy with the services if you compare them to the price. The place was pretty clean. Food is not your top restaurant one but they did try to accommodating my needs as much as possible. ... more
How to I get from Varanasi to Katmandhu?
I will be travelling by train from Darjeeling to Patna to Varanasi. I want to then go up to Katmandhu by train as far as possible and then switch to a Nepal bus or train (does Nepal even have trains?). I will fly back to Delhi from Katmandhu. ...
INDIA (Delhi, Varanasi, Kolkota, Cochi etc)
Hello fellow travelers friendly locals, I am going to be traveling to India March 24th through April 19th. I am starting in Delhi where I will spend a week and celebrate Holi. Then I am going to slowly make my way towards Varanasi and then to Kolkota. Then I am going to fly down to Cochi and spend ...
Hot and humid, hot and humid and even more hot and more humid But what Varanasi definitely has is atmosphere. Smell, lights, flowers, smoke and people. All this mix makes this place unforgettable. We manage to get out from our dorm around 2pm after resting and trying to get used to local ...
Posted in Trav The Traveller by Olga Sapakova
Galera acorda cedo no trem. Acho que acorda-se cedo em toda a Índia. Optei por dormir mais, o trem só chegaria no fim da manhã em Varanasi. Não é tão fácil dormir, porque a galera começa a conversar ...
Posted in Viajante Desibernado by mconst