indian woman with large nose ring (india)

This is the bride, dancing on her wedding day in a village (India)

She is wearing the traditional Indian large nose ring gold jewelry.­

View more photos of this wedding.

bindi bride dancing indian wedding jewelry nose piercing nose ring nostril piercing tilak tilaka tola gunth woman
Dwarahat - Almora - Kausani Road, Chanoda, Uttarakhand 263639, India

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.­