Postcards from INDIA

a view from our hotel room in Varanasi

bathing at the main ghat (steps by the river) in Varanassi. This is where people from all over India bring their dead to be cremated. At this point, the Ganges river has 5000 times the bacteria count considered safe for bathing.

women having a tupperware party at the main ghat, Varnassi.

The prophet waits for a customer.

A woman performs a religious ritual involving tikka and marigolds while the bathers bathe on...

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