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rice paddy terraces (india)

Rice paddy fields in the Pindar valley, in the Indian Himalayas.­

The Pindar river flows into the Alaknanda river which is one of the headstreams of the Ganges river.­

Karanprayag Gwaldam Bageshwar Almora Nainital Road, Ashothi, Uttarakhand 246482, India

Photos of Terrace Farming in Asia (Vietnam, India, Indonesia).­

Most of those terraced fields are rice paddy fields.­

You can find more information about terrace agriculture on Wikipedia:

- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Terrace_­(agriculture)

- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Paddy_­field

India 2013 1558 photos

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.­