A cool breeze echoes amongst the crowd as I walk through the mist to the banks of the mighty Ganges, mindful of the cows.
The poverty here is tangible. 353 more words
At sunrise on the Ganges, it is easy to feel the solitude: one boat, one man, one bird, illuminated by the one sun.
Facing the sun, whether in a boat, or bathing in the river, or standing on the ghats at the shoreline to offer flowers or candles to Ganga, each devout Hindu makes a personal and private connection with the goddess of the holy river Ganges. 8 more words
Endless stretches of soft silver sand amidst clear skies and gentle winds greeted us as we approached the holy waters of Sagardwip or Gangasagar. The pristine beach waters were fairly quiet and despite the soaring temperature, we had a great time as the frothy waters gently rippled around our feet. 272 more words