VARANASI March 5th 2008 After the trials of the previous week or so we were in need of some salvation and we came to the right place..... VARANASI.
Varanasi is a highly significant town for Hindus. It is on the banks of the Ganges river and 60,000 Indians apparantly come here every day to bathe in its supposedly healing and holy waters. Somehow they turn a blind eye to the seriously polluted nature of these waters. ... read more
Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more