She smiles at me and whispers: “Photo?”
From a distance, the hundreds of tents in endless rows on the outskirts of Pushkar look like the military encampment of a besieging army. Thousands of desert nomads, here for the annual Camel Fair, start to welcome a new day.
World’s biggest camel fair
Hello Rajasthan, where India's sacred city of Pushkar comes alive under the autumn full moon every year with 200,000 Hindu pilgrims washing away their sins by bathing in a lake made sacred by Lord Brahma. And, for a week beforehand, the nomads of Rajasthan’s Thar Desert arrive to join the crowds for what has become the world’s biggest camel fair.