People Of Rajasthan

By Kristian Bertel | 2014

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An Indian girl
An Indian girl in the Great Indian Desert. The Great Indian Desert lies mostly in the Indian state of Rajasthan, and extends into the northern part of Haryana and Punjab states and into southern Gujarat state. In Pakistan, the desert covers eastern Sindh province and the southeastern portion of Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Sunset in Jodhpur, India
The sun goes down in Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a colourful city. It throbs with the romance, beauty, glory and warmth of a populous desert city.
The traditional folk dance and music performances, which are held at night, are great attractions to the visitors.

Woman in Pushkar, India
An Indian woman wearing a headscarf in Pushkar, India. Headscarves are scarves covering most or all of the top of a woman’s hair and her head. Headscarves may be worn for a variety of purposes in India, such as for warmth, for sanitation, for fashion or social distinction. To see pics of the Pushkar Fair Click here

Amber Fort, India
A yard in the Amber Fort, India. Amber fort is located in Amer, 11 kilometres from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. To see pics of Amber Fort click here

Man in India
An Indian man is wearing colourful clothing. Clothing in India varies from region to region depending on the ethnicity, geography, climate and cultural traditions of the people of that region. India also has a great diversity in terms of weaves, fibres, colours and material of clothing.

Woman in Rajasthan, India
An Indian woman near the road in the Rajasthani landscape. The northwestern part of Rajasthan is generally sandy and dry and most of this region is covered by the Thar Desert. The Indira Gandhi Canal is an exception in this dry region. To see pics click here

Man in Rajasthan, India
An Indian man wearing a turban. In India the turban is referred to as a pagri, meaning the headdress that is worn by men and is manually tied.
There are several styles, specific to the wearer’s region or religion, and they vary in shape, size and colour. To know more about turbans read in pic no 13,14 of this link Click here

Woman, India
Draped in blue, a woman is waiting for the bus near Marwar in India. The most common style is for the sari to be wrapped around the waist, with one end then draped over the shoulder. To see pics of the People of Marwar click here

Young man in India
A young Indian man is looking out of a bus window in Pushkar, India. Buses take up over 90% of public transport in Indian cities, and serve as a cheap and convenient mode of transport for all classes of society.

Woman in blue, India
An Indian woman wearing a sari in Pushkar, India. A sari is a long piece of fabric wound around the body and is worn by women all over India.
They are made in a variety of colours and patterns. Read about Origin of Saree click here

Jodhpur, India
Jodhpur seen from the Mehrangarh Fort. The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The old city circles the fort and is bounded by a wall with several gates.
To see pics of the amazing Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur Click here

Man in Rajasthan, India
An Indian man is wearing a turban. All the photos in this album are by Kristian Bertel. He is a photographer from Denmark and specializes in travel photography. See more photos of India on his website click here

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