painted stone lion statue at temple (india)

Painted stone lion sculpture on Observatory Hill, in Darjeeling (India)

For more info about Observatory Hill, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Observatory_­Hill,_­Darjeeling.

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Mal Road, Chauk Bazaar, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, 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.­