'Seeking Silence' India

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by danielle van der schans

India is a buzling country. As a western photographer it's hard to find a place where you are not bothered. I'm trying to find the 'silence' in my photography. This image i took early morning at the Ganges during the last day of the Maha Kumbh Mela. A special day called the 'Maha Shivratri', the big night of the Hindu god Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims come to this special day in Varanasi.

Location: Varanasi, India

 

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