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VIDEO: Hindu Worshipers Bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

  During a dawn boat ride along the ghats in Varanasi, India, I witnessed devoted Hindus bathing in the Ganges River. Many save for years to make the trip and are joyful at finally being able to touch the river they know as Mother Ganga. Despite being severely polluted, they flock to the…

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Praying for Good Fortune at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand

The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok beckoned me. Following its siren song, I hopped on the Sky Train, which whisked me to Chitlom station in a matter of minutes. I stepped to the edge of the elevated walkway and gazed down on the first site I had ever visited in Bangkok. On this, my…

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VIDEO: Bhailo Song and Dance in the Streets of Pokhara, Nepal During Tihar Festival

Considering a future visit to Nepal? You’ll want to check out my Essential Travel Guide for Pokhara, Nepal, which is updated regularly.

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