Varanasi, also commonly known as Benares or Banaras, is a city situated on the banks of the Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (199 mi) southeast of state capital Lucknow. It is regarded as a holy city by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the oldest in India.
A postcard from Puducherry
Date of dispatch : 2012-08-20
In my mailbox on September 7th, 2012