Picture of the Day - April 30

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A man goes down a slide at a water park near Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 29

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A crocodile bears his teeth at the zoo at Sarnath near Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 28

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A man gets married in Bihar, India.

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The man's mother sits by him during his wedding in Bihar, India.

Picture of the Day - April 27

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Ryan Vars teaches english at Venture English Institute in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 26

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A snake charmer shows his snakes in Varanasi, India .

Picture of the Day - April 25

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A woman sifts spices in Varanasi, India .

Picture of the Day - April 24

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A boy leans on an iron fence at a temple on the Ganges river in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 23

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A man is blessed by relatives in a wedding ceremony in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 22

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A woman works at Banaras Beads in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 21

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Men take a rest after having dug a trench in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 20

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A man works on a sewing machine in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 19

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People read the newspaper in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 18

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A man rolls out dough in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 17

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A man cleans statues in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 16

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A woman sells fish in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 15

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A rickshaw wallah waits for a customer in Patna, Bihar.

Picture of the Day - April 14

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Two priests pose for a photograph in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 13

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A man and women sit in a mandap during a marriage ceremony.

Picture of the Day - April 13

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Men make pan at a busy location in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 12

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People gather for the burning of Ravana at the Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi, India.

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Picture of the Day - April 11

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A man attaches an akashdeep to a bamboo pole at Dashashwamedh next to the Ganges river in Varanasi, India.

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The akashdepp has a string attached so that a fresh candle can be inserted and lit each evening.

Picture of the Day - April 10

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An elephant walks down the road in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 9

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A woman walks in a lane in Varanasi, India.  Why are the tiles on the walls?  Well, men like to pee all along that section.  It really stunk of urine until a clever European woman who lives there thought up a plan.  She bought a bunch of tiles with pictures of gods and goddesses and had them cemented to the walls on both sides of the lane.  Nobody wants to pee on the gods.  Problem solved!


Picture of the Day - April 8

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A wrestler combs his hair on the ghats next to the Ganges river in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 7

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A boatman rows a boat full of tourists downstream on the Ganges river in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 6

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A wrestler stretches in front of a Hanuman idol in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 5

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A man worships in the Ganges river in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 4

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A girl poses holding a cat in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 3

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The sun sets over fields about a two hour train ride from Varanasi in the village Janghai, India.

Picture of the Day - April 2

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A Vikram passes some cows in Varanasi, India.

Picture of the Day - April 1

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School children studying Sanskrit to become priests shop at a roadside store in Varanasi, India.