Camel Fair Pushkar 2009

13640_310980715553_907450553_9547319_285223_nHeld each November at the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting 200,000 people and 25,000 camels, cattle and horses.
For visitors it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the colour, spectacle and carnival of one of the last great traditional melas, which brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan.

Almost emtpty lakeThis year the drama was, that the holy lake was almost empty and it was hard to find a place for the holy bath. But although Pushkar was crowded, colorful and rich on camels, horses and good humored people.

 

Make sure that you wont miss it next year or visit the holy place now!!

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