Category Archive for: ‘Photography’

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Along the banks of the Yamuna River in…

Along the banks of the River in – just a stone’s throw from the – is an equally stunning if less-refined place ghat is the place of the washers (Dhobis), and here, day in and day out, they ply their trade, hand washing masses of for visiting tourists and locals alike. The clothing is “washed” in the fetid waters of the Yamuna which, by the time they move through Agra, are but a tar-like sludge. As one Dhobi told me with a smile: “The is dirty, but we use caustic soap – it burns – but it gets clothes clean @indiaphotosociety @dailylifeindia @eddiebauer @pedromcbride

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Rupa’s 44-year life has been anything but…

Rupa’s 44-year life has been anything but easy. That said, the we met living with camels and horses (and their keepers) under an overpass beside the River in central, was a kind and gentle giant.
Great to be back here with @pedromcbride telling the story of the mighty, and immersed in a place of extremes: beauty and squalor, reverence and abuse, wealth and poverty, purity and pollution. Amazing, trying, and absolutely wonderful @eddiebauer @madhav108a @india_gram

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For some unknown reason, South Georgia just…

For some unknown reason, South Georgia just came to mind. Here, a king comes out of the water with a mouthful of fish for its babies

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Just posted this massive from the South…

Just posted this massive from the South on Mount on my blog (link in my profile). On the blog, the pano is interactive, so you can zoom in, look at Everest, the Glacier, and more, and even see the climbing route up Everest’s Southeast Ridge if you look closely @gigapansystems

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Everest South Col Panorama

In 2009, our Eddie Bauer Return to Everest team had a day to kill at the South Col on Everest …

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Barrages on the Ganges River, India

are not uncommon on the, and they have a long tradition emperors constructed diversions 500 years ago along the Ganges and, and the built the first on the Ganges at in 1854 (called) to feed the Upper Ganges Canal.
In this photo, fishermen ply their trade near the Ganges Barrage at. Further downstream, near the border with, the River’s most controversial barrage – was completed in 1974, and has been a major bone of contention between the two countries ever since.

The new government of Narendra has pledged to protect and restore Ma, but new barrage proposals call this pledge into question. Specifically, one proposal calls for building new barrages every 100km from to Ganga Sagar on the at the Bay of Bengal. While this might be an economic boon, allowing for consistent shipping along the majority of the great river, it would come at great cost, forever altering the flow of the river and putting greater pressure on the already critically endangered Ganges River (AKA the) and the, a critical commercial fish which spawns up river @dailylifeindia @davidcmorton @pedromcbride @eddiebauer

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The sacred water of the Ganges…

The #sacred waters of the #Ganges are confounding. For millennia, they have been viewed by #Hindus as #divine, all-purifying. To …

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Panorama of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Sometimes one frame just cannot capture and convey the majesty of a whole scene, so a stitched #panorama is the …

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The #Yamuna River, a primary tributary to the #Ganges

The ‪#‎Yamuna‬ River, a primary tributary to the ‪#‎Ganges‬, is integral to the great river’s health…or lack thereof. Beginning in …

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Diyas on the Ganges River at Haridwar

Looking forward to heading back to #India in a few weeks with @pedromcbride to continue telling the story of the …

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