India: Holi Festival | Travel Photographer :Gavin Gough | PHOTOGRAPHERS | Scoop.it

"The Hindu religious festival of Holi is celebrated in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka every spring. During the colourful celebrations, devotees throw coloured powder and water over each other in an exuberant and energetic free-for-all were many gender rules and restrictions are temporarily lifted.The most colourful festivities take place in Uttar Pradesh where the towns of Barsana, Mathura and Vrindavan are linked with the Hindu God Krishna, who many associate with the festival of Holi."