crocodile figurehead - stem of river boat - varanasi (india)


Wooden crocodile head is the figurehead at the stem of a river boat.­

Photo taken in Varanasi - also known as Benares (India).­

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

bow crocodile head figurehead mouth nails river boat sculpture stem teeth varanasi wooden
Vishwanath Galli, Lahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

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

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.­