ox cart transporting freight (india)


Ox cart transporting freight, in Varanasi (India).­

Ox carts are still very common in India.­ They cost much less than trucks.­ They are slow but people have plenty of time!

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

bags cargo carriage cow freight load men ox cart sacks sitting street transport transporting varanasi walking
k46/119, Daranagar, Kotwali, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Photos of cows, and related bovine animals (e.­g.­ calves, oxes, bulls, water buffaloes, yacks).­

I have not included photos of butchered cows (body-parts and meat, i.­e.­ beef).­ Those can be seen in my Meat Markets series.

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.­

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