house facade with intricate wood carvings in almora (india)

House facade with intricate wood carvings in Almora (India)

Many old houses in Almora have beautiful wood carved facades like this one.­

almora carved facade house intricate low relief windows 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.­