dimanche 27 septembre 2009

Fish market. Gohghla

In front of the Diu island, a small fishermen village, and at 18h begins the fish selling, lightened by petrol lamps.

Waiting for the "ferry". Mandvi

The "ferry" is this small canot to cross the river during the high tide. You can see one of these all wooden boat builded here, mainly for Dubai .

lundi 21 septembre 2009

Woman. Dwarka

She is a character, you know, I guess you can see it in her eyes...

ghat scenery. Dwarka

Some are praying, other, tired to sweep all the time the neverending offerings, afford themselves to take a pause. time seems to be suspended;

vendredi 11 septembre 2009

Portrait. Dwarka

Three. varanasi

More safety to hold the arm of somebody else before immersion...

jeudi 10 septembre 2009

Profile. Dwarka

In the vegetables market area...no money in the bank , instead golden jewels weared by the women, and men too (earrings).

Black. Dwarka

On the Dwarka ghats, some indian photographers make a business taking shots of the pilgrims coming for krishna.
We are not in Sicilia! The traditionnal women clothes of the area is about black and red. The women are listening the photographer , before posing, always in a very conventionnal way.

mercredi 9 septembre 2009

Meat. Junagadh

In the muslim area, a covered meat market.

Milk. Dwarka

Early morning puja on the Dwarka ghat.

mardi 8 septembre 2009

Laundry. Bhuj

Laundry in the Bhuj tank; women have to share the place with pelicans, the neighbourhood is not always peaceful...
Bhuj have been very dammaged by the 2001 earthquake.

lundi 7 septembre 2009

Selling flowers. Jamnagar

No puja without flowers, I always ask myself what would happen of all these people who live with this small business if one day the hinduist practice stopped suddenly, the economic consequences would be terrific, I think!

Mischevious. Dwarka

As you can see, coming back from school, each one her personnal way of being in front of a camera...

dimanche 6 septembre 2009

The new painted entrance. Mandvi

Mandvi is one of the main harbour where all wooden boats are builded.

vendredi 4 septembre 2009

Hands and feet. Dwarka

The pilgrims groups bring with them in the bus all what they need for cooking; here a man helps a woman to wash her hands after . Not so usual.

jeudi 3 septembre 2009

Trunks. Palitana

Palitana is a great jain temples complex. on top of a hill. Somewhere in a backyard these women were carrying trunks from down to top by neverending steps, I must say that it was²almost incredible to see...

Pilgrims. Dwarka

Usual contrast between men and women looking; taken on the dwarka ghat, near the seashore. dwarka is a very famous Krishna pilgrimage place.