overloaded river boat loaded with sand (india)

Overloaded river boat transporting sand (India)

The boatmen propel the boat by pushing ot punting against the river bed with poles

cargo dahut river freight loaded men overloaded poles river boat sand shovels small boat transport transporting wading walking water west bengal workers working
National Highway 31, Chopra, Bhagabati, West Bengal 733207, 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.­