A colorful myhtological prankster dances during a festival at Thiksey Monastery near Leh, Ladakh.
The majestic and ancient Thiksey monastery near Leh is one of the largest in the Indian state of Ladakh.
Bare trees indicative of the freezing winter temperatures, line the banks of the Indus River in Ladakh.
A clear stream meanders through the Leh Valley with the Ladakh Range looming in the background.
The crown of the small mountain city of Leh, Ladakh. The Tsemo Fort was built in the 15th century.
The ancient monastery of Lamayuru sits at 11,500 ft. in the mountains of Ladakh province in far northestern India.
The town of Leh, Capital of the Indian province of Ladakh sits at an altitude of 11,562 ft. During the winter, as pictured here, many of the residents migrate to warmer areas.
A Ferris Wheel sits dormant at a fairgrounds in the lakeside town of Pushkar in Rajasthan, India.
A restaurant proprietor tends to his fare at a streetside eatery in Pushkar, Rajasthan.
A group of students receive teachings at the lakeside in Pushkar, Rajasthan.
A boy plays a traditional Indian instrument at the base of the 650 steps to Savitri Temple in Puskar, Rajasthan.
The holy lakeside city of Pushkar, in the state of Rajasthan is one of the 5 holy cities of the Hindu Faith.
A colorful wedding procession makes it's way through the streets of a village in the state of Rajasthan.
A nightly ritual dance on the shores of the Ganges, in Varanasi.
A woman performs her daily ritual on the holy Ganges River in Varanasi.
A Sadhu, or Hindu holy pigrim sits and observes the flow of the River Ganges.
A laborer uses the stone steps leading into the River Ganges to clean a load of laundry.
A learned Sadhu whom the photographer befriended. Malay was formerly a restaurant manager at a luxury hotel, but forsook his comfortable life to become a riverside philosopher in Varanasi.
A Hindu devotee finds a moment of silence in the bustling chaos of Varanasi.
An ancient sacred structure of stone stands in the waters of the River Ganges in Varanasi.
A group of visitors plies the riverside of the River Ganges in Varanasi.
Jodhpur, the blue city lies in the center of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Theories abound to why the buildings have this blue hue, one of the more interesting and practical being as a repellant to mosquitoes.
The large clock tower at the center of the city market in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
The famous Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur looms over the city's central market. One of India's largest forts, Mehrangarh was built in 1460.
A view from one of trhe countless windows in the stone fort of Mehrangarh.