Pushkar Camel Fair: Meet the Puppet Man from Jaipur

Phool Chand Bhatt pursues his ancestral profession of making puppets for both sale and to put up shows. He lives in Jaipur, but travels...

Chittaurgarh Fort – Symbol of Rajput Valour & Bravery

Chittaurgarh has the larget fort in India built atop a hill offering a rich history of Rajputs who left behind the most incredible structures.

Pushkar Camel Fair: When Government officials make buyers and sellers angry

The process of buying and selling animals at the Pushkar Camel Fair is a regulated affair. All animals entering the fair grounds are issued...

Pushkar Camel Fair: When acrobats could get sterilised

Events like the Pushkar Camel Fair are also a time to display special skills – with some bravado thrown in. Take the acrobats and...

Pushkar Camel Fair: Almost being run over by racing camels

Camel racing is a popular sport in rural Rajasthan, and it was only fitting to include the event at the Pushkar Camel Fair. However,...

Pushkar Camel Fair: Camels, Horses at a bargain this year

If you are looking to buy a camel or a horse, head out to the Pushkar Fair to pick up a good bargain. Yes,...

Jodhpur: Selling a thousand eggs a day by the roadside

Who came first: the chicken or the egg? What happened first: Jodhpur’s Omelette Shop becoming famous or the coverage in Lonely Planet making it...

Bikaner: This is where the mawa comes from

If you are an Indian, a sweet tooth has to be a part of your anatomy. With taste buds allocated specially to Indian sweets...

Go to Bikaner with an empty stomach

Bikaner can get anorexics to start questioning their own resolve. The city is full of food, all in your face, being prepared afresh and...

Shopping in Bikaner’s bazaars, at night

Someone needs to send Wee Willie Winkie to put the people of Bikaner at bed on time. They simply don’t want to call it...