lumberjacks using a two-man crosscut saw (india)

Lumberjacks cutting a big log with a two-man crosscut saw (India)

Most lumberjacks in India work with manual tools like axes and hand saws.­ It just takes them longer to cut a tree, but they get the job done.­

logging lumberjacks men sawing sitting tree log trunk two-man crosscut saw workers working

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.­