We were deciding to go cross Nepal border by land trough hot Varanasi or not so common Darjeeling. After a bit of research we opted for Varanasi – Gorakhpur – Sunauli. And it’s actually quite simple: On the day we arrived to Varanasi, we bought a ticket on the railway station to Gorakhpur (in 1st class – we had our own cabin yaaay! No breakfast in bed, tough ;)). It was Rs 380/person. From the Gorakhpur (center) railway station to Sunauli, the city by the border, there are…

(Varanasi deserves it’s own post+pictures, so I moved it here!). We’re still in Varanasi, enjoying the best lassi in India at The Blue Lassi Shop and brown bread at the Brown Bread Bakery (omg, so good to have some normal bread). There are two Brown Bread Bakeries in the range of 5 m (the name is the same, but one is fake). Only in india 🙂 ”Everyone thinks about death in Varanasi.” Yesterday we visited the infamous ‘burning ghat’. The atmosphere is strangely quiet and calming. No crying,…

We are finishing our India journey. It’s been interesting and hectic and full of friendly people and good food. We’ll miss India! but now it’s time to move on to another country, Nepal. Ooooh, the fresh air and a bit of exercise 🙂 There were no cheap tickets left to Gorakhpur, so for our last train ride we go fancy! 1st class, baby 😀 (post about Varanasi and burning ghats is moved to my next post+pictures)