hindu pilgrim riding camel in street - kumbh mela 2013 (india)

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Some Hindu pilgrims come from very far riding their animals.­ This man and his two camels came all the way from Rajasthan.­

It was really quite a sight, seeing those tall camels walking slowly and silently in the foggy streets of the festival ground.­

Photo taken at the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India)

Kumbh Mela is the largest festival on Earth, taking place once every 12 years, with more than 50 million Hindu pilgrims gathering to pray and bathe in the holy Ganges river.­

For more photos and info about the Kumbh Mela festival, read the album description.

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Kumbh Mela 2013 (selection) Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 India 2013
Shastri Bridge, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211019, India