Jodhpur – In the old city at night

26th February 2014 (Day 18) Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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This is the square where we dismounted from the horses and carts, with a magnificent horse and rider ambling through.

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It is just after 6pm and sunset is approaching, though there wasn’t much of a sunset this night.

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All of these images are taken in the next hour and around half of them after dark.

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Incense shop.

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Most of our party disappeared into a Fabrics shop but I remained outside, photographing on the street in the receding light.

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Probably confectionary.

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Preparing flowers and garlands for a festival the next day….

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By this point I had stationed myself in full view on the corner of a small busy intersection, photographing people and events as they passed by.ย  I stayed there for the remaining images.
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Tuk-tuk doubles as a truck.

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Make way for the donkeys!

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12 comments on “Jodhpur – In the old city at night

  1. Mike says:

    Wonderful rich images.

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  2. Rajiv says:

    Did you manage to drink some lassi? For the horrible heat?

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    • Murray Foote says:

      I did have some Lassi earlier but I’m more used to the sweet kind. I was a bit taken aback to find it could come with lots of salt. The next time I knew what to ask for. It wasn’t hot, though. For the whole trip it was between 20 and 24 degrees Centigrade.

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      • Rajiv says:

        That’s it? It’s 47.2 centigrade here in Delhi! I prefer salted lassi. And, as a proud Punjabi, I must say that we Punjabis make the best lassi ๐Ÿ™‚

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      • Murray Foote says:

        Woooo. That’s way too hot, especially in a huge city like Delhi where the pollution is going to kick in as well. I live in Canberra where it gets up to max 42 centigrade but I come from Auckland which is very mild and moderate and doesn’t go above 30. I prefer it below 35.

        Maybe salted lassi works better in the heat. I didn’t get to Punjab. Maybe another time.

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  3. Vicki says:

    Amazing street photos. Such a rich array of colours and sights.

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  4. leecleland says:

    A wonderful snapshot of life going on around the street and love the one of the woman on the donkey. It looks like she is talking into a mobile phone ๐Ÿ™‚

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