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Spinning the  idols on their very heavy wooden stands prior to immersion  
   

Spinning the idols on their very heavy wooden stands prior to immersion

Festival fever in Varanasi!

September 30th 2009
We changed taxis at the border - the area was totally chaotic and I'm sure a lot of smuggling goes on undetected there. The immigration desk was a table in the main street - we didn't even see any customs officers. Totally crazy - people and trucks loaded up with goods everywhere and absolutely no order at all. Our new driver spoke hardly any English. It was a long drive to Varanasi - we could hav ... read more
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3rd June 2010

Varanasi-Photo
For remember my city.

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