Gateway to the Gange
This morning, we invite you to discover the cities of Rishikesh, Haridwar and Devprayag, situated along the Gange. Brandon Li gives a portrayal, both beautiful and sad, of the life on the bank of one of the 7 most sacred rivers of India.
The editor explains that he visited this part of India not knowing what to expect. He was “both awed and saddened by the experience. The beauty of nature and the Hindu ceremonies contrasted with the poverty and suffering on the streets. The people I met had a high-spirited resilience that seemed to stem from surviving and maintaining their devotion through a challenging life”.
The images speak for themselves.