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The well of death.

The well of death, known as 'Maut ka Kuan', is a popular attraction during the Dusshera festival held in Kullu Town's Dhalpur grounds showcasing a series of death defying stunts by experts on motorcycles.

All in the divine scheme of things.

Dusshera in Kullu differs vastly from the traditional effigy burning ceremony of the demon king Ravanna observed in the rest of North India.

The gods come to town.

Held in the month of October each year, Dusshera is Himachal’s equivalent to the Christian Carnival and celebrated with equal pomp and show

Independence day in the valley.

A parade ends.DHALPUR GROUNDS, KULLU VALLEY, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA. In clothes wet with Himalayan rain, a squad of uniforms sporting ceremonial head turbans and semi-automatic...

Mooing the grass.

In villages and small towns across India as well as many cities cows continue to keep the grass in check.

The 18th state.

Huddle under umbrellas and makeshift tents a crowd gathers to watch minister Sujan Singh Pathania unfurl the tricolour at the Dhalpur grounds in the town of Kullu.

Sri Mata Vaishno Devi.

Faith, mythical legends and the charm of walking on a well paved road winding up a Himalayan foothill with multiple facilities and breathtaking sights of the countryside makes Sri Mata Vaishno Devi both a popular pilgrim destination and a holiday option.

In the shade of structural engineering.

Silhouetted against an early evening sun, the Bhuntar-Manali bypass bridge makes for a framed picture of new age structural engineering in Hatithan, Bhuntar.
Euro3 Volvo Front Seat

The best seats in the house.

A near about 180 degree view greets passengers on board the Swede built Euro3 Volvo passenger bus leaving port at Himachal Bhawan in New Delhi.

Foggy window.

Fog blurs the huge bay window of a Euro 3 Volvo in enroute to the Kullu Valley. Cold winter weather normally fogs up windows when the interior gets warmer than the exterior but summer rain can do the trick as well.