farmers walking with their camels (india)


Farmers walking with their camels in the Ganges flood plain near Allahabad (India).­

The flood plain of the Ganges river is like a sandy desert during the dry season, but it is completely flooded during the monsoon (rainy season).­

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156/6, M.E.S Colony, Karanpur, Allen Ganj, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211002, 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.­