A few photos of Varanasi

Sunset from the train to Varanasi. The pollution in India makes for some beautiful, if apocalyptic, sunsets. You can just make out a power station belching smoke on the skyline

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A view from the roof of a family flying kites. These guys had just cut the string of their neighbour's kite and are celebrating loudly, calling out across the rooftops.

A man giving rice and lentils to the beggars on one of the bathing ghats. Most of the beggars have much darker skin than those giving food- a little-discussed aspect of the caste system I think. I could be wrong.

 

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2 responses

  1. Dear Ben and Bohdana, large parcel arrived by truck this morning, I will open it and hang that suit up. Hope Dana is feeling better soon, xxxx

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