Photo of the Day: 26 March 2010

Photo: John Stanmeyer, VII, © National Geographic PHOTO OF THE DAY 26 MARCH 2010 India's holiest river, the Ganges, is scribbled wi...



PHOTO OF THE DAY
26 MARCH 2010


India's holiest river, the Ganges, is scribbled with light from floating oil lamps during the Ganga Dussehra festival in Haridwar. Hindus near death often bathe in the river; some are later cremated beside it and have their ashes scattered on its waters.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. it looks very beautiful!

    /somewhere in my mind there is this creeping thought about how actually... ehm... not clean that water must be./

    people should care more.

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  2. LOL most of the rivers in Asia are soil-based, so it tends to get murky. And yes, we all must keep our water sources clean.

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