Rishikesh is located in northern India near Tibet. It is full of yoga
retreats and ashrams. It's cleaner than Delhi, and was my favorite place
The Ganges at Rishikesh
The garden at the Ganga Beach Resort
Omkar, our driver, and Donna
Ram Jhula, one of the bridges over the Ganges
An interesting array of signs.
A temple near Rishikesh
Banks of the Ganga from the bridge, Ram Jhula
A sculpture at the place where Aarti is held
Men on the plaza
Om and Ana
The river is cleaner up here in the gateway to the Himalayas.
I don't want to think about what that pile on the ground might be.
Note the cows lounging on the beach.
Lighting a candle and flowers to offer to the river.
Aarti is a spiritual ritual held on the banks of the Ganges each evening at dusk. No, it's not a full moon, it's a giant dust spot on the lens.