Wandering minstrels. The Bhopas are itinerant folk musicians of Rajasthan. I came across this couple in the ancient town of Mandore. These are not staged shots.
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Amid the astounding ruins of Hampi. The Vijayanagara ruins in Hampi have been deemed a World Heritage Site. I went there in 2007 before grand plans were unveiled to transform the area into a tourist zoo. This shrine cut into rock is at the Malayavanta Raghunath temple. Notice the parakeet in the third photo. […]
An eventful evening. Memories of a drive in 2007 through the Thar Desert of Rajasthan heading west from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer. The village of Khichan is the winter destination for thousands of Demoiselle Cranes. Unfortunately, the birds had left en masse a day earlier and I missed this remarkable spectacle. […]