My India trek Nov 1973 - Feb 1974     -     John van der Woude  www.jvanderw.nl    introduction
Himalaya foothills

^ The Coffee Corner of Rishsikesh was a place to meet other young travellers.

^ Hardwar, a pilgrimage town. After the food distribution to the pilgrims the cows were allowed to clean the dishes.

^ Hardwar, food distribution; female queue and male queue.

Rishikesh, where the Ganges leaves the Himalayas. Siwalik hills in the distance.

^ Laxman Jhula, near Rishikesh.

^ The Ganges at Rishikesh.

^ Sorting gravel in the Ganges river bed at Rishikesh.

^ Hardwar. Personal belongings and offerings hanging on the sun shelters of the pilgrims.

^ Railway station of Hardwar.

^ Dehra Dun, with peanut seller.

^ Mussoorrie

^Tree from a wall in Mussoorie.

^ Giant bamboo.

^ Bus stop restaurant at Mandi.

^ In Mandi.

^ Two hours waiting for road works in Kulu valley.

^ My hotel & restaurant in Kulu valley.

^ Tibetans in Upper Dharmsala.

Housing for Tibetans in Upper Dharmsala.

^ Tibetan stupa in Upper Dharmsala.

^ Food stall in Upper Dharmsala; then a meeting point for Indians in this mainly Tibetan town.