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RTWA 8/9: Delhi and Back

Day 8th was probably the longest drive in this trip. Roughly around 600KMS. But the roads were great so we didnt feel much. We left Lucknow quite late by 9am. We had half tank fuel, so I didn’t think much. It gives at least around 350KMS for that much. After Joining the Lucknow...

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RTWA 6: Sarnath

Sarnath is one of the four holy places for Buddhists. This is where Gautama Buddha gave his first public lecture including Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta. Otherwise Sarnath also has one of pillars of Ashoka. Its broken and the Lion Capital of Ashoka is for display inside museum. Lion Capital is also the state emblem of...

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RTWA 5: Varanasi

We left Allahabad after breakfast at Coffee House today. We covered the distance of around 130 KMs in about three hours. The road is two lane but without divider. There was quite a bit of traffic and people dive quite rash here. We took a single break to have great tea. We reached...