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A Wander through the Ghats of Benares (Varanasi), Part Two

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Part Two of this wander through the legendary ghats of Benares takes in Dashashmewadh Ghat to Panchganga (“five river”) Ghat.  Beyond Panchganga, I venture no further, nor would the river boats take me onwards. There are three major ghats here worth … Continue reading

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A Wander through the Ghats of Benares (Varanasi), Part One

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The main event in the sacred city of Benares, are its supposedly 87 ghats, which the grand tourist can take in from end to end in a single, three hour walk, or an hour-long boat-ride on the Ganges River. I … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour III-2: Sacred City… Benares (Varanasi)

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Benares is old. Older than the other cities on this Grand Tour. Older than most cities… It rises, like a mirage, on the west bank of the mighty Ganges River. It is a port city, but of souls first and … Continue reading

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