Pushkar Camel Fair
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Thousands of camels are gathered at the Pushkar fair in Rajasthan, India.
Camel drivers walk for days hoping to sell, buy or trade good camels
Early morning men gossip around a small fire. The fair is first a social gathering.
Camel trading doesn't start until 9am. Men
wrapped in wool blankets spend the most part of their early mornings chatting.
People also come to trade horses at the Pushkar fair
At social gathering, people drink chai, a spicy
indian milk tea.
Beautiful but not happy, this camel was the winner of the decoration contest
Tourists on camels enjoy the sunset
Dancing is an important part of Rajasthani culture. Every evening, different groups perform.
A Terahtaali dancer swirls holding a sword in her mouth
A Kachi-Ghodi dancer and narrator, dancing with an umbrella
Children wait to perform in a small tent that serves as a backstage
Thousands of camels are gathered at the Pushkar fair. Rajasthan, India.
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