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Silk Shops and Khadi in Varanasi

by joji

by Joji Silk Shops We first visited Baba Blacksheep, which is easy for rickshaw drivers to find since there are signs all over town pointing to its direction.  The service there was very professional and not pushy.  They seemed biased towards the silk made in India and seemed to not like stuff made in Nepal.  […]

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Varanasi, India

by Heidi

by Heidi We arrived in Varanasi the morning of April 7th.  After finding a hotel room, which George has already written about, we walked along the ghats (steps along the Ganges River).  Perhaps it was the heat, lack of rest from the overnight train, or sensory overload, but I was not in a very good […]

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Arriving in Varanasi: The Holy City

by joji

We have met a few people who have traveled to Varanasi and the reviews are mixed.  Some like it and some don’t … We are in the latter group.  While the city may be holy to Hindus it certainly is not to a tourist who only visits for a few days.  In fact, it seemed […]

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