Portrait of a Woman in India

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Victoria Lodi

A women celebrates the Ganesh Festival in Mumbai, India. The festival is celebrated for 10 days in tribute to the Hindu god Ganesh. The culmination of the festival is on the tenth day at Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai. At this beach, people submerge and drown statues of Ganesh in tribute. The festival is held in either August or September of every year, depending on the cycle of the moon.

Location: Mumbai, India


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