The traffic is insane, the cattle rule, and there is almost a carnival-like atmosphere to what many view as the spiritual heart of India. There is a poignancy here, as one recognizes that the city is one for those awaiting their final days on earth.
A major cremation site on the riverbank.
Evening lights cast a beautiful glow on aged buildings and the still waters of the Ganges.
Witnessing the aarti, the nightly recital of spiritual songs.