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On the River Ganges in Canoa (Video)

When you visit Varanasi, India, you have the opportunity to observe the crematorium rituals from a canoe on the Ganges River. The best time is at dawn and also during the sunset, you can see the rituals, also do a floral offer to the river and see how is the people life around around the river.




Varanasi, between living and dead

Varanasi the oldest city in India, bathed in the holy waters of the Ganges River. Is a city with tiny streets, temples on every corner and bonfires prepared to cremate dead bodies 24 hours a day. All Hindu want to die in this place and do not matter from which place in India they have to come; their families will take his body there or at least its ashes.

A year ago, I had the opportunity to travel to India and live there for five months, it was a very enriching experience for my life. From long time, I have had the dream to travel and have approaches with different cultures and places. Among those, I wanted to meet India, but I never imagined that it would be truth so soon, besides it was missing me four months to finish college and leave everything sounded illogical; but I decided to do it and I do not regret anything.

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