What you see is what you eat... A dhaba - or roadside eatery - from Deeg, Rajasthan.
Driving in the hills is as much about skills as it is being courteous and considerate... 'Don't be an airhead in the mountains' on Wanderink.com
“A lot of it depends on your luck also.” Definitely pertinacious but Ramphool was so charming that I believed him... Read 'Telling Tales: Ramphool Gujar, graduate' on Wanderink.com
For two-odd hours we strode and slipped over rocks, bruised face on prickly boughs that hung over the lacustrine path... Read 'Telling Tales: Ramphool Gujar, graduate' on Wanderink.com
'Kagzi' or wafer thin pottery is unique to Alwar. Today there are only very few potters even here who are into it. Do your bit to ensure the art doesn't die - pick one when passing through.
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Matkas – mud cups – await their turns in kamikaze-order, minion-quart chai is served in them and discarded afterwards... 'The summer rains of Deeg' on Wanderink.com
The Raikas are an indigenous tribe of herders in Rajasthan. Dating back to at least 500 years, they supplied camels to the maharajas in the region. The tribe is also held in high regard for their extensive veterinary knowledge and herding abilities.
However cliched an image of India this be, the dreadlocked sadhus do have a, well, pull.