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Photo opp: The ghats of Varanasi

Photo opp: The ghats of Varanasi
... to take photos (or simply soak up the atmosphere) is sunrise or sunset. If you can manage to rouse yourself for a 5:30am start, head down to the ghats (the steps or landings beside the river) where you can hire a boat or walk along the ghats if the water level is low enough. In the morning, you’ll see people taking a ritual bath, doing yoga and washing clothes. At night, you’ll see more elaborate river worship ceremonies and pilgrims performing puja (offerings or prayers). There are more than...
April 2nd, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 1
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