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India snapshot (#21)

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , on January 12, 2013 by xi'an

candles on the Ganges in the sunset, Varanasi, Jan. 9, 2013We went before sunset on a boat ride along the Ganges, terminating in the main ghat,Dashashwamedh Ghat (दशाश्वमेध घाट), in a pleasant temperature announcing the return of warmer weather. As we were slowly drifting with the motor off, some passengers released a marigold bowl with a lit candle in the midst…