rusty asphalt barrels dump (india)

Piles of rusted asphalt drums in a dump (India)

Those a leftovers from a road construction project near the Tehri Reservoir.­ They look like crude-oil barrels but they were filled with asphalt.­

asphalt barrels asphalt drums dump environment industrial metal pollution rusted

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.­