horse shade - varanasi (india)

Kids getting some shade under a horse, in Varanasi (India)

This was on the sandy flood-plain on the bank of the Ganges river, across from the Ghats.­ It is a popular beach for the Hindu pilgrims to take their Holy Dip.­

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

desert feed bag garbage horse river bank rubbish saddle sand shade shadow sitting squatting trash varanasi
Dashashmedh 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