Varanasi and Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India April 3rd 2012 VARANASI AND SARNATH, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA. Tuesday 3 April, 2012.
Varanasi is located on the River Ganges and its waterfront is dominated by the long flights of stone steps or Ghats that we had seen last night at the ceremony. Thousands of pilgrims and residents come to the ghats for their daily ablutions. Known to the devout as Kashi the Luminous - the City of Light, founded by Shiva, Varanas ... 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