street barber shaving on the ghats - varanasi (india)

Street barber giving me a shave with a straight razor, on the Ghats of Varanasi (India)

Probably the best place in the world to get a street shave.­ But taking s selfie when there is a straight razor blade on your neck is a bit risky!

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

graffiti men self-portrait selfie shaving straight razor street barber tristan savatier two varanasi wall

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

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