"Cool frozen lake in Himalayas!" | International Space Station! The Himalayas or Himalaya is a mountain range in the Indian subcontinent which separates the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau. This range is home to nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth, including the highest above sea level, Mount Everest. The Himalayas have profoundly shaped the cultures of South Asia. Many Himalayan peaks are sacred in both Buddhism and Hinduism.
Kanpur lies on the banks of the holy river Ganges and is a part of the Indo-Gangetic plain and Lower Doab region. In terms of area which is approximately 1640 km2 or 633 sq miles, Kanpur is the fifth biggest city in India.
Makar Sankranti, India. For the people in the Indo Gangetic plain, the day begins with taking dips in the Ganga and offering water to the Sun God. The dip is said to purify the self and bestow punya. Special puja is offered as a thanksgiving for good harvest. According to folklore, girls who take the holy dip get handsome husbands and boys get beautiful brides.