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Varanasi Ghat Bathing

People ritually cleanse themselves and drink from the Ganges River - one of the most sacred places in India.XXXXAccording to Cleanganga.com, the local fecal coliform count (of which E. coli is a member) is almost 400 times the US Environmental Protection Agenc'Ys limit for safe bathing.
"Varanasi Ghat Bathing" - Varanasi, India
People ritually cleanse themselves and drink from the Ganges River - one of the most sacred places in India.XXXXAccording to Cleanganga.com, the local fecal coliform count (of which E. coli is a member) is almost 400 times the US Environmental Protection Agenc'Ys limit for safe bathing.
holy, river
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