family bathing and doing laundry in ganges river at the ghats of varanasi (india)

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family bathing and doing laundry in ganges river at the ghats of varanasi (india)

Family bathing and doing laundry in Ganges river at the Ghats of Varanasi - also known as Benares (India).­

The river boats are used to ferry Hindu pilgrims to a beach across the river, where they can take the Holy bath in cleaner water.­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi.

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February 3, 2013
Dashaswmedh Ghat Road, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
Varanasi - Benares 202 photos

Photos taken in the Hindu Holy city of Varanasi - also know as Benares (India).­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi

India 2013 1558 photos

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­