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A Thousand Mornings (Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity)

Two seasons after her father died, one of our daughters took this soothing, solemn picture at dawn on the other side of the globe.  Banaras, also known as Varanasi, is one of… 538 more words

Love And Loss

Travel in France - Ganges

Friday was the last day in the Cevennes – on Saturday we would begin the long drive north. We needed an ‘easy day’ and decided to visit… 413 more words


El trencito de la alegría

En este post yo conté una vez la ida en tren a Varanasi, pero lo que me faltó contar fue la vuelta.
La pasamos bomba en Varanasi durante 3 días. 1,102 more words

Power cuts, Puja, and the Taj Mahal

Namaste from Hotel Silver Home in Kathmandu!

After a hellish 25 hour train and bus journey we have made it to Kathmandu. This trip included a 10 hour bus from the Nepal-Indian border to Kathmandu where we were shoved at the back with zero legroom (James has bruises on his knees from them being wedged into the seat in front) and a night train with another raging Indian snorer. 1,150 more words


Give the public a role in Clean Ganga project, says Rajendra Pachauri

India’s holiest river is due for a clean-up, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking personal responsibility for restoring the Ganga and ridding the 2,500 km long river of industrial… 110 more words


Postcards from Benaras

Probably one of the most ancient city in the history of Hinduism- BENARAS has still retained its charm. A city with history hidden in each of its by lanes this place has seen it all, be it the migration or settlement of Aryans here. 381 more words

Travelling Pants

Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity

For this week’s photo challenge, Humanity, I choose to highlight one of the most delightful experiences where all kinds of people come together for a common pursuit…the weekly market. 143 more words