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muddy water buffalo cow (india)

Portrait of a muddy water buffalo on the Ghats of Varanasi (India).­

It looks like it has a lip piercing and a chain.­

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

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February 7, 2013
25/21,22, Sonarpura 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

Cows 145 photos

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.

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.­