2 Likes

Sonpur Mela, Buffalos For Sale
India

The Sonepur Mela of Bihar is organized every year in the Hindu month of Kartik (November). The mela (fair) is held on the embankment of The River Ganga and Gandak  at Sonepur.

This mela is billed as one of the worlds largest cattle fairs. This may be true for the crowds of people it attracts, but there really is not that many animals.

Here are some of the Buffalos and cattle that are for sale.

View More »

Copyright: Roger Berry
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8796x4398
Geüpload: 21/04/2010
Geüpdatet: 12/06/2014
Keer bekeken:

...


Tags: bihar; sonpur; india; mela; fair; animals; cattle; buffalos; ganga
comments powered by Disqus

Roger Berry
Sonepur Mela, Showing off Horses for Sale
Roger Berry
Elephants for Sale at The Sonpur Mela
Roger Berry
Sonepur Mela, Washing Elephants
Roger Berry
The Golghar or Gol Ghar, "Round house" in Patna, capital of Bihar state, India
Hemant Kumar
kushmi jungle
Prabal Tuladhar
Kulekhani Hydropower Reservoir
Paul Linden
Thrangu Tashi Choling Kloster, Hauptgebäude
Paul Linden
Thrangu Tashi Choling monastery main building
Paul Linden
Thrangu Tashi Choling monastery
Paul Linden
At the Base off Thrangu Tashi Choling monastery
Paul Linden
Namo Buddha Stupa
Paul Linden
Namo Buddha Stupa
Giuliano Bernardi
Fiume Noce Croviana 1
wongchichuen
Sai Yeung Choi St( 西洋菜街) Mon Kok HK
Marek Koszorek
Carrick-a-Rede Island
Malinnikov Ruslan
Fairy Spring at Red Canyon at Mui Ne
Giuliano Bernardi
Commezzadura Chiesa Di Sant Agata 1
Roland Lahner
Trauttmansdorff botanical gardens 3
Christophe Bouthe
Bourg-en-Bresse Vieux quartier
Ozerov Andrey
Turn onto the road
Ivan Tsyrkunovich
Заброшенный Двор. Центр Гродно
Alexey Ermakov
Zorro (musical)-Nancy Reina
Marcio Cabral
Enchanted forest
Marin Giurgiu
Fog (Bodi Lake, Baia Sprie, Romania)
Roger Berry
Mojave Desert, Government Holes Well along The Old Mojave Road
Roger Berry
Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience), Fatehpur Sikri
Roger Berry
Fort Piute, Mojave Desert, Mojave Road
Roger Berry
Pulling Up a Chinese Fishing Net
Roger Berry
Kerala Backwaters Canoe Ride
Roger Berry
Silver Lake, Mojave, Silver Lake Road 20 MPH into the lake.
Roger Berry
Kodanad Elephant Training Center, Ernakulam district Kerala
Roger Berry
Lalita Ghat, near Nepali Temple, Ganges River Varanasi
Roger Berry
Red Fort Entrance, Delhi
Roger Berry
Bishop Mule Days, Pack Scramble Event
Roger Berry
Overview of Jaipur from the Nahargarh Fort
Roger Berry
Baby Bath
More About Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.