India through a lens

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    There are quite a few stray dogs in India, but this sleepy little pup has an owner.
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    Ghandi Smirti. This is where Ghandi spent the final days of his life and was assassinated.
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    Monkey silhouettes in a tree. Travel tip: don't make eye contact with monkeys: it's seen as an act of aggression.
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    A beautiful view at the Haus Kaus ruins.
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    Ghandi Smirti. This is where Ghandi spent the final days of his life and was assassinated.
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    Looks like safety standards aren't quite the same in India!
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    At the historic Red Fort in Agra. This site was the main residence of the Mughal emperors.
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    The Taj Mahal was built as an eternal resting site for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's wife Mumtaz Mahal.
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    India Gate is a war memorial in Delhi. It is a part of the work of the Imperial War Graves Commission.
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    Someone getting a tattoo beside India Gate.
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    Bridge to cross the Ganga in Rishikesh. Even though the bridge narrow, motorbikes, scooters, monkeys, bulls and cows will all cross at the same time.
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    Aarti (Hindu religious prayer) on the Ganga in Haridwar. Har Ki Pauri, the famous ghat we were at, is a pilgrimage site for many Hindus.
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    The bulls and cows roam and lounge wherever they wish!
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    The Golden Temple, the most sacred site for Sikhs.
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    The site of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. On April 13, 1919 troops of the British Indian Army fired rifles into a crowd of Indians, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab. A memorial can be seen in the distance of this photo.
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    The view from the top of a mountain in Dharmsala.
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    Dharmsala, a hub of the Free Tibet Movement, is home to many Tibetan refugees and has a large Buddhist population.

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