mahout riding his elephant (india)

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mahout riding his elephant (india)

Man riding his elephant in the street.­

The mahout is the person that drives the elephant.­ For more information, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Mahout.

Photo taken at the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India)

Kumbh Mela is the largest festival on Earth, taking place once every 12 years, with more than 50 million Hindu pilgrims gathering to pray and bathe in the holy Ganges river.­

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January 26, 2013
Shastri Bridge, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211019, India