28 August 2009

Early newspaper

Seating on the ghats, a wood stick as toothbrush and a newspaper...

27 August 2009

Future biker

Seems he played with colors ! ;-)

26 August 2009

25 August 2009

People of Varanasi (13)

Sadhu on the Ganga banks

24 August 2009

Varanasi Postcard

One more "cliché" of the banks

22 August 2009


Traditionnal glass bangles

21 August 2009

Fast food Monkey

Eyes in my eyes and tasting the hamburger !

20 August 2009

19 August 2009

18 August 2009

On the way to CP's Baoli ...

Sunday, when going to Connaught Place's baoli, I overtook this ... thing :

I just clicked it when driving, so didn't spend too much time on it... ;-)

For the ones who would like to know what a baoli is, just have a look a those 2 pictures :

As you can see, a baoli is an old and deep excavation used to harvest rain during the moonsoon and store it for winter... Unfortunately, due to global warming (and waste thrown in it) it now never fill up !

17 August 2009

Independance Day : Kites

That's what I saw from my appartment last Saturday for India Independance Day : Hundreds of Kites in the sky ...

16 August 2009

People of Varanasi (10)

After the bath, let's put my clothes.

14 August 2009

13 August 2009

People of Varanasi (8)

Praying in the Ganga

12 August 2009

People of Varanasi (7)

This old man has great attention for his clothes

11 August 2009

People of Varanasi (6)

Bath and religious time for this man

10 August 2009

Hot colors stairs

Very relaxing painted stairs

9 August 2009

Varanasi Ghats

Ghats, houses and washers !
The traditional ghats trilogy.

7 August 2009

Postcard ?

Typical "Varanasi from Ganga" cliché

6 August 2009

5 August 2009

Linen drying

Stairs are used to dry sarees, covers, ... They color all the views !

Better overview of Ganga bank

4 August 2009

Water prayers

Postcard view of Varanasi ghats

3 August 2009

People of Varanasi (5)

Reflection of the pink lady... but
OK, Jeff, Loulou, this one is just half-pink !!! ;-)

2 August 2009

People of Varanasi (4)

Morning is washing time for most of pilgrims.

1 August 2009

People of Varanasi (3)

People rincing their clothes in the sacred Ganga water
P.S : Sorry, dear readers, I should have taken few minutes to crop it and to make it nicer !
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