Our favourite places in India – Pushkar

By Debbie Kindness | April 20, 2013

With one of India’s only Brahma temples and a very holy lake, Pushkar is a major destination for pilgrims and sadhus (holy men) from all over India. A firm favourite with travelers and modern-day hippies, Pushkar’s small town atmosphere is very friendly and mellow. There is hardly any traffic and the town is small enough to walk

The Pushkar Camel Fair – one of the iconic fairs of the world

By Debbie Kindness | October 7, 2012

In a country overflowing with holy sites, Pushkar is high up on the Pilgrims list, with India’s only temple dedicated to the God Brahma.  A quiet, laid back hippy hangout for most of the year, this small town in the state of Rajasthan, comes alive each November as it hosts the world’s largest camel fair. Over 50,000

Festivals and Fairs of India

By Debbie Kindness | August 26, 2012

India is a country that seems to have a festival on somewhere just about every day of the year. So, I did some research and found this comprehensive list of the major and many of the less known festivals held each year.Here is a list and short description of these festivals by date order. Try planning your trip around