The ghats (steps) are dotted all along the Ganges in Varanasi. They were filled with people all day washing in the river. At one end is the crematorium where they burn the bodies and at the other is the washing ghats where they.. wash!
Via the Taj... January 23rd 2010 Ok so the train ride to Varanasi was freezing! But I managed to arrive without falling into a hypothermic coma. I had to use my teachers voice on the tuk tuk driver in Varansi who (and I had been warned about this) told me that my hotel was closed, dangerous and full! The hotel is right on the Meer Ghat and while it isn’t beautiful it is clean and does the job! (although it is a little annoyin ... read more