Varanasi: a must see destination in India May 10th 2011 Varanasi, once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. The city is sacred to Hindus and also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
In many ways Varanasi epitomizes the very best and worst aspects of India, and it can be a little overwhelming. However, the scene of pilgrims doing their devotions in the River Ganges at sunrise set again ... read more
Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Michel Piccaya is an independent and freelance travel photographer. Currently based in Brussels from where he works on assignments & personal projects.
As a travel photographer, my studio is the world outside my door and the only equipment I need is a camera and a fervency to look for new horizons. Subject or location does not restrict me, only by an obligation to record the world we see with honesty and compassion. More than just exotic locations and wild adventures, travel photography is about seeing our surroundings with fresh eyes and childlike enthusiasm.
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