Kanwar Yatra Pilgrims going near the Gangotri Glacier for a closer look at Gaumukh.

We were over 3800 meters high, walking a rugged mountain trail. The weather was cold and misty with a bit of rain in the air. But the pilgrims, some in their shorts & t-shirts, walking barefoot or just wearing chappals were undeterred by the terrain or the climate. They breezed through it all and focussing only on getting to Gaumukh ('Gau' - cow & 'Mukh - face), the terminus of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi river. One of the main tributaries of the mighty Ganges.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II / EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
f 8.0 - 1/320s - ISO 320
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