Dreaming Down the Ganges

A journey through northern India, with the Ganges as the focal point. Delhi-Rishikesh-Agra-Varanasi-Bodhgaya and through to Calcutta
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Varanasi from the Ganges at sunset - the ghats are on the right

Varanasi from the Ganges at sunset - the ghats are on the right

chapel and tomb of  Mother Theresa Calcutta

chapel and tomb of Mother Theresa Calcutta

sailing down the Ganges

The kitchen boat ahead of ours sailing down the Ganges

looking into India from the highest temple on the border with Nepal

Looking down into india and the Ganges from a temple right on the top of a mountain, at the border with Nepal

priests at sunset prayers on the edge of the Ganges, Rishikesh

Preists at their evening prayers, sunset in Rishkesh. The light is amazing

Gandhi's memorial Delhi

This is the site of his ghat (funeral pyre) in Delhi

sunrise after sleeping on the riverbank of the Ganges

sunrise after sleeping on the riverbank of the Ganges

local transport

local transport

village life

village life

Rishikesh statue by the Ganges

Rishikesh statue by the Ganges

A slightly different view

A slightly different view

whitewater rafting on the Ganges near the Nepal border. The water was sparkling clean and clear. And very cold.

whitewater rafting on the Ganges near the Nepal border. The water was sparkling clean and clear. And very cold.

monkey on the way to Rishikesh

monkey on the way to Rishikesh

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