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ERIKA SCHULTZ / The Seattle Times

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

India, one day at a time

Narrow alleyways connect the oldest sections of Varanasi. Each turn reveals hole-in-the-wall restaurants, such as this one, as well as ancient shrines, ashrams, pushy trinket vendors, fortunetellers and meandering cows. The northern part of the city is thousands of years old, while the southern end is just a few hundred.