Our favourite places in India – Varanasi

By Debbie Kindness | March 16, 2013

Benares; Kashi – city of light; the ‘oldest continually habitated city on earth’; Shiva’s city. Varanasi goes by many monikers, and when I’m asked to describe it, the best way is to say that it’s all of India crammed into one place, or India Squared.On a typical day, the population of Varanasi would double or even triple

Varanasi – my favourite place in India

By Debbie Kindness | June 17, 2012

I am often asked where my favourite place in India is. Easy – it’s Varanasi.It wasn’t always. The first few visits to Varanasi, I thought it was a pretty cool place, but I was also very much challenged. It certainly didn’t rate as my No. 1 spot. However as I continued to visit Varanasi, and get to