>> Shopping & Recreation Pushkar
Shopping & Recreation in Pushkar
contrast to the blank desert is the riot of Colours - the large gaudy
turbans of the native males arriving here to trade their animals or
to set up the stalls to cater to the booming captive market, and the
loud hues of the pleated ghagaras (ankle-length skirts) of the belles
bangled by the armful, bejewelled from head to toe-adding charm and
zest to the massive affair.
A large number of traders gather at the Pushkar Fair and set up shops.
They sell a host of products like bead necklaces of Nagaur, woollen
blankets of Merta, textiles printed in Ajmer and Jodhpur, brassware
of Jodhpur and Jaipur etc. Also on sale are saddles, ropes, and assorted
household items. Vendors peddle their dazzling range of wares at hundreds
of roadside stalls. Small groups of men and women can be seen tatooing
names and pictures on their hands and other parts of the body.During
the fair, cultural shows and exhibitions are organized to enliven