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Spashing colours for Holi in India and more images from around the world

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Paint the town red

NASIK, INDIA

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, is the most boisterous of Hindu celebrations; children and adults take to the streets to throw bright powder and dyed water at each other

The atmosphere in the city of Nasik, on the banks of the Godavari River, was amazing during Holi. I have attended the celebrations several times, and before I set out I had wrapped up my camera so that it would survive this memorable experience. People were everywhere, having fun with friends and families. It was late afternoon, I was exhausted and covered from head to toe with coloured powder. I found myself on a bridge and beneath me there were dozens of people playing in an old stone pool flled with this bright red water. It was surreal; a moment out of time that was unforgettable, as happens so often in amazing India.

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