family of hindu pilgrims on the ghats of varanasi (india)


Family of Hindu pilgrims squatting on the Ghats of Varanasi (India).­

The round structures along the wall are large umbrellas.­

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

family ghats hindu men sitting squatting varanasi women
Dashaswmedh Road, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

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