world trip 2012 travel blog

Heading into India

walking to the Ganga River

 

the Ganga River

lots of monkeys

sunrise on the Ganga River

 

people bathing in the holy water of the Ganga

floating candle

 

 

 

 

 

 

washing

 

 

 

 

 

 

the funeral pyres

stacks of wood for the funeral fires

getting head shaved for a funeral

machine loom for making silk cloth

 

hand making silk cloth

 

winding the bobbins

local kids at play

 

the cards for the patten

 

 

silk cloth

 


Now in India after a 10 hour drive to get to Varanasi on the river Ganga a very long drive with a lunch stop and a restroom break. On the way had a very hard rainstorm which slow us down a little got into Varanasi late afternoon got checked into hotel and had a tour briefing and some dinner and a few beers then off to bed. Up early next morning to see the sunrise on the Ganga river lots of people there for it,then went to silk factory in the midday.

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