Faces of India (2018)

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Jammu & Kashmir:

 

Tundup, my Zanskari guide on two treks (2016 and 2018), here in the village of Lossain with the sun of one of his relatives.

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Two Zanskari men (from the Padum region), Falkays (left) and Angchuk (right), who acted as porters during my 2018 trek.

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In the nunnery of Karsha (Chuchik Jal nunnery), near Padum.

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Inside a house in the village of Lossain.

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In the monks′ kitchen in Lossain.

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In a summer settlement in the valley of the Bujwas river.

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Happy children playing with a prayer wheel as if it were a carousel, in Gulabgarh (a small town on the Chenab river).

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Stalls selling religious items in Gulabgarh during the Machel Mata pilgrimage to the nearby village of Machel.

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A kind of wise man greeting Machel Mata pilgrims on their way to the village of Machel, two walking days away (no road).

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Snack vendor in a village along the trail to Machel.

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Machel Mata pilgrims.

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Pilgrims waiting in line to enter the shrine dedicated to Goddess Durga in the village of Machel.

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Jaypur (Rajasthan):

 

Women carrying forage.

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Man and woman in the streets of Old Jaypur.

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Guards in the City Palace.

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Pushkar (Rajasthan):

 

Bathing ghats on Pushkar Lake.

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In the streets of Pushkar.

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New Delhi:

In the Nizamuddin West neighborhood.

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