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Holi in Jaipur

March 23rd 2011
I decided to stay in Jaipur for the Holi festival, a party which I didn‘t know about until it was practically upon me. On Saturday the manager of my hotel recommended going to the Elephant festival. This was a super touristy event held at the Polo grounds. They had elephants, horses, and camels all extravagantly decorated. There was a huge crowd and though these things are usually distastefu ... read more
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