Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Varanasi on the Ganges: site of Hindu cremation and floating of funeral pyres

Varanasi boat trip
Originally uploaded by Paki Nuttah.
The flickr.com respondent said of this photo from a Varanasi boat trip: "Took a boat trip down the Ganges; this is the "ghat" (riverside steps) that they burn the dead bodies at. 24/7. Thats a lot of dead people."

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