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Travel Lakshmi Sharath Pushkar Rajasthan Markets

It’s a colourful market and red and orange are the favourite shades. There are no surprises here. Souvenirs start with trademark turbans and almost every stall has plenty to lure you.

Pushkar's markets - the flip side of a tourist trap

28 November 2013

Pushkar is always synonymous with either the Brahma temple with its pristine lake or the carnival-like cattle fair. However, on a damp rainy day I walked around the markets of Pushkar to find an eclectic and kitschy side to the town. It starts out as a bright and colourful lane of shops selling sweets and souvenirs but turns out to be a bit dark and funky. Here is a montage of images from Pushkar market.

By LAKSHMI SHARATH

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