Varanasi: Just photos

Photos with captions of Varanasi, India

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Flower detail in a temple

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Flower detail in a temple

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Along the ghats

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A cremation ceremony about to begin

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Ghat grafitti

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Just one of many holy rituals along the Ganges

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Breakfast dosa at Kerala Cafe

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Vada at Kerala Cafe

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Chai time!

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A movie was being filmed along the ghats

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This guy was the director

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Actor and props

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Actor

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Vendor

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Smoke rising from a cremation

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Sinking temple

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Awesome thali

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Bicycle rickshaw

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Trying on a sari

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Trying on a sari

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Trying on a sari

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Trying on a sari

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Trying on a sari

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Sari shop

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Market

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Temple

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Nap time

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Street food

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Laundry day on the Ganges

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Laundry day on the Ganges

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This ceremony is for people who have brought the ashes of their loved ones to put into the Ganges river.

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They make 32 balls of rice paste, powder, and seeds.

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People pay for the materials and the ceremony, which is lead by a Hindu priest

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Me and Baba Ram

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Lots of stairs along the river. During monsoon season, every step is under water.

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That thingy hanging on the railing is a pair of men’s “panties”

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Ghat grafitti

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Ghat grafitti

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Men holding hands and stairs for days

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Pictures with locals

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A lassi bowl

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Utthapam… Indian pizza. So good!

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Another bike rickshaw ride

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Altar in a temple

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Temple

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Our tuk tuk broke down. Tim is “helping.”

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Along the ghats

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Views from the Ganges

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It’s true. It is.

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Views from the Ganges

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Dawn boat ride on the Ganges

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Men getting their head’s shaved before a cremation ceremony.

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The only sunrise I saw in India.

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Varanasi’s train station

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