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Varanasi

India

India: Going for Goldie Hawn

Nina Karnikowski Where a star goes, others should warily follow, writes Nina Karnikowski.

India

Weaving their magic

The variety of life makes this silk city rich, writes Luke Slattery.

India

River of life and death

Laundry day ... women chat while their saris dry on the ghats of the Ganges.

Although lined with funeral pyres, the Ganges is the lifeblood of Varanasi, along with its silk industry, writes Anthony Dennis.

World tour

Gurus for all and bikes to spare on road to happiness

the holy city of Varanasi, India

You don't need a marital breakdown to eat, pray and love around the world, writes Belinda Jackson.

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