A Seeming Mermaid Steers

A Seeming Mermaid Steers.

 

“Her gentlewoman, like the Neriedes,
So many mermaids, tender her i’ the eyes
And made their bends adornings; at the helm
A seeming mermaid steers”.
(William Shakespeare – “Antony and Cleopatra”)

A few days ago this charming and pretty mermaid came to the shore of the Ganges in Varanasi (Benaras).
It was almost before sunset, it was very hot earlier, I guess she was enjoying the evening breeze.
I was sitting nearby on the stairs of Munsi ghat, I took several shots, she saw me, it seemed that she didn’t mind but she vanished in the holy waters before I had the time to show her the pictures…

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One Response to “A Seeming Mermaid Steers”

  1. Sameera Says:

    oh Laurent !!

    This one is beautiful…!!look at her hair,truely reminds of sirens & mermaids,but the smile reflects the utter fun shes having in the water.I wish I ‘d ur gift.

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