Tag Archives: Rajasthan

Humans of Pushkar (Part 1 of 2)

[Text and Photographs are by Ayush Kaushik] A native Rajasthani woman in yellow Ghaghra Choli (native dress) with a partial veil over her head, passing by a couple of non-Indian nationals. The couple appears to be carrying sophisticated photography equipment in their hands. The diversity

Pushkar and the Spell it casts on the Travelers: Pushkar’s Pishogue

After a year, 2 months and 15 days, I could again take an amble on the colorful streets and the tranquil lakeside of Pushkar. The lake had ebbed a few meters away with bathing pits, more stairs and concrete esplanades clearly visible. I realized that

Pushkar’s Pishogue: Top Photos from Pushkar Fair {Part 1}

[Images and text by Ayush Kaushik] The colors of Rajasthan. Got a glimpse of this colorful street somewhere in India where thousands of different cultures and traditions have survived peacefully over thousands of years. The magical and athletic girl child whose performance received a series

In Photos: Beautiful Wall Art from Udaipur, Rajasthan, India | The Traveling Sage

With beautiful lakes surrounding the city, unprecedentedly wonderful lake sides, the architecturally magnificent royal palaces, and lush green countryside a few kilometers away from the city, Udaipur is a jewel among all the cities in Rajasthan, India. It is certainly the most opulent royal city

Akbar’s Fort – A Photo Journey into History | Ajmer, Rajasthan | The Traveling Sage

Ajmer has a history dating back to 8th century AD, when it was founded by AjayRaj Chauhan, one of the prominent rulers of Chauhan Dynasty. Since then, Ajmer has thrived to become one of the great cities of South East Asia to being left to

Photo Series: Cows and her kin from different cities of India| Part 1 | The Traveling Sage

A cow checking out different people, looking at what they put on, listening to them talking about beef, waiting for someone to join their hands in front of her and say “Gau Mata ki Jai”, looking for an opportunity to scrounge for food in the

Day Zero: Backpacking For A Solo Journey to 14 Indian cities in 40 days |The Traveling Sage

Traveling, first across the length and breadth of India, and then throughout this world, has always been my dream. But in last one year, after I changed my profession, and finally decided to go ahead with the writing thing, I actually started working towards fulfilling

Why we need a new “Jaipur Art Festival”, keeping the existing “Jaipur Literature Festival”!

I wanted to be among the writers, thinkers with intellectual acuity. I wanted to listen to their thoughts and see if I stand among them or if legends are just a faff. I wanted to rate them on a scale. I wanted to look into their minds and know if such people exist. I wanted to know why writers write, why singers sing, why journalists try to be candid, and why audience has so interest in them. I wanted to know more about the audience at such events. I wanted to see whether it is just a festival where every attendee is served scotch and beer at night or more than that. I wanted to see if the audience is a group of some wannabes or they really carry the ability to discern, and to be perspicacious.

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