Keep Ganga Clean Sign on the Ghats of Varanasi (India)
This sign is quite dirty (muddy), presumably from the previous monsoon flooding. But the water quality of the Ganges river has improved in Varanasi. The water is not like the raw sewage it used to be, and there are fishes. I even saw a hawk catching a fish in the river, in front of the Ghats.
For more info about Varanasi, go to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varanasi.
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 .
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.