rishikesh and the ganges river (india)


Rishikesh and the Ganges river (India)

ashrams buildings ganga river ganges river rishikesh river bed rocks stones water
Haridwar Rishikesh Badrinath Road, Tapovan, 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.­