Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ganga Aarti

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Ganga aarti Varanasi

What: Early morning wait for the ‘Aarti’ along the Ganges
Where: Varanasi, India
When: September 2012

Photo credit: Madhura K
Camera: Samsung SIII (phone)

Traveller’s tale: The super-early morning worship (commonly known as the Ganga Aarti) at the Dashashwamedh Ghat is a much awaited ritual for believers and tourists alike.

Here’s a detailed post by another traveller on the Ganga Aarti.

Family time

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elephants nagarhole

What: Elephant family at Nagarhole
Where: Karnataka, India
When: August 2011

Photo credit: Amrita S
Camera: Nikon D90

Traveller’s tale: While inching through the forest hoping for a glimpse of any of the animals, we were rewarded with the sight of a family of elephants walking away from the road!