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Wordlessly Wednesday

Wordlessly Wednesday

Last year I was in Varanasi and while roaming around in market, I spotted this gentleman. There were 2-3 band people and relatives also accompanying him. He was wearing his wedding attire and going on cycle rickshaw, which is unusual because in India I had always seen groom sitting on horse back or car. It was kind of strange or I can even say funny to spot someone like this. This picture I felt like sharing in these days of…

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My First Hostel stay in India – My Experience

My First Hostel stay in India – My Experience

In India concept of hostels is very new and most of us are not very comfortable with it. I had read a lot about people’s experiences when they stayed in hostels in foreign countries but it is not much available in terms of India. I decided to experience my first hostel stay in India. Over the years I realized that it is a cheapest though the basic way of staying for people who are more interested in exploring the city…

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Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

How can I miss Sarnath Stupa, when I am in Varanasi. Sarnath is approx 12 km from Varanasi city and a day trip is best option to explore. One morning after breakfast, I decided to go to Sarnath stupa and hired an auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk) for going and return. It is the most popular & economical mode of transport. Autorickshaw charge around 500 for to & fro journey from Varanasi and wait for approx 3-4 hrs in Sarnath. I started…

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Dev Deepawali in Varanasi – My Solo Trip

Dev Deepawali in Varanasi – My Solo Trip

Varanasi is considered the oldest living city in the world and is considered 4,000-4,500 year old. There is so much to experience here, you either love it or hate it. I decided to experience the city on its most busy day and went there to spend the Dev Deepawali in Varanasi. Dev Deepawali is different from “Diwali” celebrated all over India, its celebrated on Karthik Purnima (Full moon night) of Hindu calendar which comes 14-15 days after the Diwali in…

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