Enormous wooden structures resembling a Hindu temple on wheels are designed to carry images of a deity through the streets during major festivals. In the weeks leading up to the festival, a team of professional chariot builders are brought in to build these chariots from scratch. In this episode of Approach Guides’ On Location series, we take you behind the scenes to watch the fascinating process of chariot builders constructing a Hindu wooden chariot in Puri, India (Orissa).
David Raezer is a founder of Approach Guides and has written over 35 cultural travel guidebooks to destinations around the world. Endlessly curious and continuously inspired, he is passionate about creating a unique product that transforms how we experience the world. Follow him on Twitter @davidraezer.
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