khasi women eating ice pops (india)

Two Khasi women licking their popsicles (India)

I took this series of photos in a village in the East Khasi Hills, a region of the Meghalaya State in North-East India, inhabited by the Khasi people.­

For more info about the Khasi people, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Khasi_­people.

east khasi hills ice candy ice pops indigenous italian ice meghalaya popsicles pynursla sitting water ice women
National Highway 40, Pynursla, Meghalaya 793110, 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.­