Jaisalmer - Desert Festival


posted on 15th of april, 2012


Jaisalmer is a wonderful city to visit at any time, but is all the more poignant for me as the honey colour of the fort and buildings remind me of my home city of Bath in England. The city is dominated by the fort, which is perched on a hill within the city walls. Inside the fort are the narrow winding streets of a small medieval town, in many ways unchanged for centuries, but now catering for tourists with gift shops, cafes and small hotels in profusion. Below the fort lies the remainder of the city, more narrow winding streets with some wonderfully carved havelis, beautifully preserved by the dry desert air.




The Desert Festival was a 3-day affair that started with an early morning procession through the...

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Posted by Jeremyrichards on April 19, 2012
Thank you everyone for your kind comments.
Posted by Scottysally2 on April 18, 2012
Interesting blog, and love the images!
Posted by Calyx22 on April 17, 2012
I simply love looking at your images. It was so strange, just this morning I was actually reading about this festival and thinking how fun it would be to see (and photograph) and then I see this post! It must be karma telling me not to miss it next year! :) Honestly, your images of India are fabulous and I really, really enjoy them. Thank you so much for sharing them.



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