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Pushkar Mela: Cattle Traders

November 2nd, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Pushkar Mela: Cattle Traders

Pushkar holds one of India’s (probably world’s) largest cattle (mainly camels and horses) fair (By the way the priciest horse was being quoted around 1.5 million Indian rupees). Traders arrive at Pushkar well before the fair starts…


Sam Sand Dunes: Camel Racing

September 17th, 2009 by mohitg | No Comments

Sam Sand Dunes: Camel Racing

In Rajasthan, as in other deserts, camels play a vital role in the daily life right from transportation, food, to being part of all various traditions and festivities. The tradition of Camel Racing, which can be traced back to desert culture of the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, is one such tradition which is part of nearly all Thar festivities…


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