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Workers paint the shared steps between Vijayana Garam Ghat and Kedar Ghat in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. In Varanasi, India, more than 90 ghats (stairways) lead down to the banks of the Ganges River. Hindus come from around the...

Wind and sun finally clear the smog enough to get a halfway decent photo of the Taj Mahal. While this UNESCO World Heritage Site was stunning, I discovered that there are many more things to see and do in Agra beyond the Taj.

“Do it in ONE day only. Get in and get out.” That’s the advice I was repeatedly given about visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. People said Agra was a...

Dawn boat trip down the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. A sunrise boat trip down the Ganges River in Varanasi, India, is the very best way to experience some of the 90-plus...

This traditional South Delhi dish of Kulia Chat with sliced tomatoes baby chickpeas and sliced bananas is rarely prepared these days, but the tradition is being kept alive at Prakash Kutir Homestay

My love for Indian food is second only to my love for Thai food, so when I was invited to visit Delhi, India, sampling traditional north Indian dishes was at the...

Men roll out Besan Ladoo balls made of ground chickpeas, sugar and ghee

  Besan Ladoo is a popular sweet in northern India. It made from chickpea flour, sugar and ghee. The flour is browned in the ghee. When cooled, it is mixed with...

Bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. It’s a common sight to see people bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India. Some who do so are undoubtedly poor...