umiam lake (india)

Umiam Lake, near Shillong, in Meghalaya (India)

This is an artificial lake (water reservoir), created by a dam in the valley.­

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GS Road, Shillong, Meghalaya 793122, 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.­