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Along the Ganges River, Varanasi

February 8, 2013  -  Cities, Towns & Villages

Another great day it was today in India. Though I have been to Varanasi numerous times I love it every time I am here. The traffic is another story altogether but by the ghats it’s absolutely divine if you pick the quiet spots. For the less quiet areas you’ll be asked if you want to hire a boat or a priest about a hundred times before you are even able to finish your chai. That said I had a lovely day taking photos from dusk to dawn. Yes, not dawn to dusk.

I hope you enjoy them.

Rajasthani ladies stand on a boat and dry their saries in the wind after taking a dip in the sacred Ganges river.

Rajasthani ladies stand on a boat and dry their saries in the wind after taking a dip in the sacred Ganges river.

A priest is showered by marigold petals that he threw into the air at the nightly Ganga Aarti ceremony.

A priest is showered by marigold petals that he threw into the air at the nightly Ganga Aarti ceremony.

An elderly Hindu lady worships the Ganges river at dawn.

An elderly Hindu lady worships the Ganges river at dawn.

At 5 frames per second the Nikon D600 is able to catch this sadhu washing out his mouth along the Ganges River.

At 5 frames per second the Nikon D600 is able to catch this sadhu washing out his mouth along the Ganges River.

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