"traffic rules" Varanasi Local Custom Tip by tremendopunto

Varanasi Local Customs: 54 reviews and 74 photos

  waterbuffalo through the narrow alleys of varanasi
by tremendopunto

In the old quarter of Varanasi it can happen that suddenly a herd of waterbuffalos push their way through the narrow alleys from or to the river Ganges. So before you get run over by a stampede - yield to the waterbuffalos, since you are on the lowest step of the foodchain in traffic........... The way on this pic is still wide enough, but some lanes are so narrow, that you have to jump into a shop to avaoid any contact with the animals.

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  • Written Sep 13, 2006
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