Some years ago, I did some research in remote locations on the Upper Ganga. The rural areas we had to drive to from Roorkee, where we stayed, were as far off the beaten track as can be in Uttarakhand. Life was happening as much in outdoor spaces, as indoors. My commute was full of encounters – poetic, funny, instructive, beautiful, scary and always full of life. To see a bigger slideshow of the pictures please click on one.