FUN-travel: Pushkar Camel Fair

November 12, 2016 by  

  • Camels…

…cattle…

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Our First Camel Cart Ride

…cotton candy…

…carousel rides…

…a fair is a fair…

…no matter where you are in the world.

  • And Pushkar is a county fair…

…of epic proportions…

…as each November…

…more than 300,000 people…

…and thousands of animals…

…convene in this dusty desert town in Rajasthan…

…for one of India’s…

…most spectacular festivals.

  • Virtually a week long livestock auction…

…of camels, cattle, & horses…

…with vendors…

…snake charmers…

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Snack Salesman

…dancers…

…magicians and musicians…

…thrown into the mix.

FUN-fact – India has entered the 20th Century.

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Not so FF – only 2500 camels this year… down from 40,000 a decade ago… due to the drop in demand. Tractors are one on the main causes.

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