13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A rusted gate, trees near the river bank

The banks of the river Ganga in Rishikesh are home to a motley crowd: Hindu holy men, holy cows, backpacking Israelis, nirvana-seeking foreigners and domestic Indian tourists. But at times all you can see is the river and sand.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Rishikesh, India
Camera: Canon EOS 1100D
Copyright: © Sumeet Kaul