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Nagaur Camel Festival

Variously reported as a cattle fair or camel festival, the town of Nagaur hosts a livestock exchange for about two weeks in February. Buyers and sellers come from a wide area with camels, sheep, goats, cattle and horses. Camels were overwhellmingly the most abundant, reportedly numbering 30,000 to 40,000 over the span of the fair. Unlike the Pushkar Festival, Nagaur seemed to be all business with no entertainment or competitions during our two day stay. Very few tourists were evident, but almost all the women we saw were tourists!
Hello
"Hello"
Entrance to Our Camp
Entrance to Our Camp
Sunrise over Camp
Sunrise over Camp
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Negotiations
Camel Paraphernalia
Camel Paraphernalia
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Chili Pepper Vendor
Chili Pepper Vendor
u26%2fh4xintl%2fsmall%2f43171437.17_IMG_1493.jpg Seiko & Friend
Seiko & Friend
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Amorous Camel
Amorous Camel
Spirited Horse & Rider
Spirited Horse & Rider
Slow Business Day
Slow Business Day
Camel Saddle Vendor
Camel Saddle Vendor
General Store
General Store
Barber
Barber
Who Me?
"Who Me?"
Bare Acacia Trees
Bare Acacia Trees
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Best Friends
Shearing a Camel
Shearing a Camel
Fancy Haircut
Fancy Haircut
Typical Camp Shelter
Typical Camp Shelter
Making Naan
Making Naan
Little Ones
Little Ones
Our Shadow
Our Shadow
u26%2fh4xintl%2fsmall%2f43220248.17_IMG_1594.jpg Lunch Time
Lunch Time
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Entertainers in Camp
Entertainers in Camp
Entertainers in Camp
Adding to the Stack
Adding to the Stack
Fire Eater
Fire Eater
Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells
Goat Herder
Goat Herder
u26%2fh4xintl%2fsmall%2f43257615.17_IMG_1676.jpg Looking at the Pictures
Looking at the Pictures
Treating a Sick Camel
Treating a Sick Camel
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Motherly Love
Motherly Love
u26%2fh4xintl%2fsmall%2f43257616.17_IMG_16792.jpg Nagaur Fort
Nagaur Fort
Nagaur Fort
Nagaur Fort
Nagaur Fort
Nagaur Fort
u26%2fh4xintl%2fsmall%2f43280706.17_IMG_1618.jpg Nagaur Town
Nagaur Town
Nagaur Town
Nagaur Town
Nagaur Town
Nagaur Town