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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.

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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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