window with flowers - intricate wood carving panels (india)

Window with flower pots in Almora (India)

Many old houses in Almora have facades with intricate wood carvings.­

almora carved flower pots flowers house low relief window wood carving wooden

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.­