camel fair at pushkar 2013
Pushkar Fair, the largest Camel fair in the world, is held in the holy town of Pushkar, about 150 kms or 100 miles off Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Every year about 50,000 camels change hands between the traders who meet from remote parts of the country and even from across the border from Pakistan to buy and sell their herds of Camels. Camels are sold from anywhere between US$ 130 to US$ 2000 each. This fair has a favorite with the Photographers from around the world, with big names marking it as an annual event in their calendars.