colored faces during holi festival of colors (india)

People throw color dye powder at each other during the Holi "festival of colors" in India.­

The two guys seemed pretty exhausted after all the partying.­

For more info about the Holi festival, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Holi.

blue dye hindu holi festival horns mani men pink powder purple west bengal wig

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.­