An ancient city of ghats along the river Ganges has its uniqueness in the people, colours, temples and its air. The city carries its history in the depths of the river flowing through. So much known and heard but still a lot unexplored. Untangling alleys, crowded places, chanting sadhus, silk weavers, ganga aarti, aroma of local delicacies leave you enchanted when you walk through the city.
We decided to take a short break from the bustling city lives and visit Varanasi (as it is called now) over next two days. The moment we landed it seemed to us like any other small city airport, not much crowded as frequency of flights is quite less. But the moment we took Ola cab (yes, they serve there) to our hotel which we had booked on Mir ghat, an amazing unforgettable journey started. After a short while our driver started opening pages about the city who though loved his birth place but was not much happy with the fact people are migrating towards it from neighbouring towns and villages. As per him, it was exploiting the sacred place. He told us about the history, rituals, festivals, temples, ghats, food, silk market, toys and glass market which helped us making our itinerary.