ashrams and ghats on the ganges river in rishikesh (india)


Ashrams and Ghats across the Ganges river in Rishikesh (India)

On the left.­ the Ram Jhula suspension bridge.­

Looks amazing when viewed in high-resolution.

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Road to Ram Jhula, Ganga Vatika, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India

Photos taken in Rishikesh (India)

Rishikesh is a Hindu Holy city on the sacred Ganges River, at the foothills of the Himalayas.­

For more info about Rishikesh, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Rishikesh

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.­