The Ganga Talao also know as Grand Bassin. Located in the higher plateau of Mauritius island, the place is considered as sacred lake since 1998 because it has said that the lake is connected to the Ganges River in India. The lake is around one thousand hundred feet above the sea level. In Grand Bassin there is a temple which has been dedicated to the Lord Shiva,a Hindu god. Every year the Hindu pilgrims from Mauritius walk from the Ganga Talao bare feet from the house. There has been a lot of construction which has been done at Grand Bassin to facilitate the pilgrimage to the place, thre are special prayer areas. The Gangao Talao is also one of the main attractions of Mauritius island. The lake is full of fish and eel but it is completely forbidden to fish in the lake as it is cinsidered holy to the Hindu community. In the place you can see the different Hindu Gods which our most of with animals heads and hummans bodies.
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jurek1951 (35765) 2012-02-20 2:56
Excellent contrast and presentation,
good colors and sharpness.Marvellous lighting and reflex on water.
npecanhuk (53919) 2012-02-20 4:59
Beautiful panoramical photograph!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, composition and contrasts really pleased me!
I just wish you had posted a larger version too!
TFS - congrats,
kordinator (13411) 2012-02-20 5:01
I like a lot panoramic format.
Nice landscape with many nice details.
Nice ground by the water.
Lovely colors and shadows.
dkmurphys (36857) 2012-02-20 6:47
PEaceful atmosphere in that superb place. I love the warm days captured in your compositions. Well done, enjoy a fine evening.
peppe59 (14547) 2012-02-20 9:37
excellent cut in this beautiful vision, good light and colors contrasts.
ciakgiak (30331) 2012-02-20 11:27
La superficie dell'acqua č una vera meraviglia in aggiunta ad un paesaggio splendido.
Mi piace molto il formato orizzontale stretto.
Un caro abbraccio.
eldancer1 (17106) 2012-02-20 14:50
Very nice capture! Looks like someone is living in luxury. Good dof with sharp details and wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
jemaflor (69035) 2012-02-22 12:05
A nice format for this famous lake, nice water and reflection with this brightness, well managed.
Afsanehbagheri (3206) 2012-02-24 4:36
سلام دوست من
این تصویر خیلی دوست داشتنی است
chrisvek (5515) 2012-03-06 9:11
Γεια σου Μαρία.
Πολύ όμορφο τοπίο πράγματι,και η λήψη έχει γίνει πολύ σωστή μέρα και ώρα!Επίσης η ανάκλαση διατυπώνεται άψογα.
delpeoples (45018) 2012-03-07 3:48
Kalimera dear Maria
A beautiful panorama, with superbly rendered colours and reflections. The architecture is so special, you've captured this very professionally.
Thanks for sharing, warm regards
coolravi19 (549) 2012-06-06 21:21
Amazing shot ....the sharpness & contrast of the image is quiet good .The reflection in water is so serene & makes the image looks so beautiful
Excellent balance of color saturation & light
pajaran (36282) 2012-10-01 13:36
Lep pogled ...
Dobra ostrina i kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst i kompozicija, lepa panorama.
Lepa priroda i arhitektura.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Nice view ...
Good sharpness and contrast, beautiful color.
Good content and composition, beautiful panorama.
Beautiful nature and architecture.
Good evening and all the best in the new week that started.
- Copyright: maria varipati (maria-v1981) (10403)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-09-25
- Categories: Ceremony
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): WELCOME TO PARADISE [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-02-20 2:25