Pushkar is a quiet Rajasthani town, 11 km from Ajmer and 2 hours from Jaipur. It is a pilgrimage spot its sacred lake, the Brahma Temple and the annual Pushkar Camel Fair each November. I came to witness its camel festival and thus, it was a spot on my bucketlist. Aside from the craziness of the […]
Documentary video of Pushkar Camel Fair in Puskkar India The Pushkar Camel Fair is a Rajasthani festival that was on my bucket list for some time! Held every November for 5 days, over 11,000 camels and horses are brought to be sold and/or traded. Pushkar is a quiet town but this colorful festival attracts a lot […]
My first camel riding adventure did not take place in Morocco, Egypt or Mongolia… it took place last year in India! Deep in the Rajasthan region where the environment is arid and hot, you can see these Quasimodo animals as native to the region as cows pulling wagons.
When we arrived, Kul took us to our hotel to drop our bags. The place was clean, but bland and soul-less. A standard non-descript budget hotel. There were three twin -sized beds spaced out in the room. Lame. I gave up my bed to Kul and decided to stay with Regina, instead. She wasn’t […]
Many animals in India are considered sacred. At Deshnok’s Rat Temple, I had to walk barefoot over sacred rat pee and sacred rat poop which at the time was the only option that allowed me to witness millions of rats…
Rajasthan: Jaipur, Deshnok, Jaisalmer
Seeing the Rajasthan region through a plate of glass while flying itinerary-speed across the highway is a blur. It’s as romantic as the music in our driver, Kul’s car. Drive by shootings in India : wishing I took the train So you didn’t know India has drive by shootings? Well, it all depends on […]