Luggage is placed on a sun shade at one of the ghats at the Ganges in Varanasi.
Water pipelines and electric wires are being laid down all over the city. This is a view of the Sigra crossing in Varanasi in the evening.
This is the drum and bells which give the worship at the Ganges river it's unique music. A generator is used to power the lights and music.
A man packages Ganges river water sold in copper containers to pilgrims in Varanasi.
Two renunciants and some youths enjoy the view of the Ganges from Assi ghat in Varanasi.
Thandai is a cold drink prepared with a mixture of almonds, fennel seeds, magaztari seeds (watermelon kernel), rose petals, pepper, khus khus (white poppy) seeds, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar. It is native to India and is often associated with the Holi festival (this is taken from Wikipedia). This man sells thandai in Varanasi.
Water buffalos walk back to their sheds after having bathed in the Ganges river at Varanasi.
Girls take a rest from selling floating lamps to tourists at the Ganges river in Varanasi.