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13th Annual Photo Contest
Desert Folks

Every year thousands of people gather in Pushkar, Rajasthan, to buy and sell camels during the 10 days annual fair. A camel in good shape can be sold for up to 50.000 rupees. For some the journey to Pushkar can take 3-4 weeks. Despite the scarcity of water, the hard bargaining among sellers and buyers and other challenges of this lifestyle, these desert folks often build a real bond among themselves and end up sharing space, provisions and stories.

TAGS: Camels, Desert, India, People

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Montreal, Canada
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© Valeria Bismar.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2015, 11:04 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 50mm
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