In Jaisalmer, tour guides and hotel managers can be as interesting as the place itself
Rajasthan’s folk music might be endangered, but its causes are ever relevant: caste and women’s empowerment
Restless after seeing a little girl being beaten by her teacher 11 years ago, photographer Gauri Gill returns to Rajasthan.
Rukma Bai defied convention and faced ostracism to sing in public. Fame may have brought her acceptance from her fellow villagers, but they still won’t let their women follow in her footsteps.
Photographer Gauri Gill’s images of Rajasthan are distinct for their absence of colour. She says that would have just got in her way.
In Rajasthan, the game of kings is an aspirational recreation—for queens, rich tourists and poor mahouts alike. But riding a horse is not a skill that can be hired for a day, and therefore there’s also chauffeured polo, atop elephants and camels.