country girls pumping water with hand pump


Country girls pumping water - near Udaipur (India)

Like in most villages in India, there is no running water and people get their water from hand pumps or water wells.­

Traditionally, women and girls are in charge of the water chores.­

hand pump handle saris two udaipur water pump

Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.­