Category Archives: Varanasi

You should be paying US to read this!

We are currently staying at the Hotel Casa di William. The hotel manager, a friend of our guide’s, came over to the internet portal as we were blogging. He offered this advice. For everything in India, you pay money. Everything … Continue reading

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Phulwari: finding pizza and falafel in Varanasi’s alleys

Originally, we wanted to scour Varanasi’s streets in order to find our first meal after our 18-hour drive. But a tip from our guide’s Belgian friends led us to a quaint, surprisingly quiet spot amid the bustling streets.

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Varanasi, day two: Cruisin’ with corpses

In general, Varanasi is hard to enjoy. Massive amounts of people hustle you on the street, beggars are in your face, and the smog produced from diesel generators clouds both your throat and your mind. Makes it hard to breathe. … Continue reading

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