indian wedding groom with banknotes costume (india)

Indian groom at his wedding, in an Indian village (India)

The happy soon-to-be-married man is wearing a large necklace with Rupiah banknotes attached, and a decorated golden hat with beads.­

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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.­