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The gypsies of Rajasthan

  All over the world, all through the ages, travellers, tribes and wanderers have been thrown together by the tailwinds of life. Settling where they can, surviving with whatever they can gather, jostling for shade and a place to sleep. On the fringes of a rural village in the northern state of Rajasthan in India, a corner plot of about 20 acres of land was recently cleared, presumably to be developed commercially…. Read More

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If you were only going to visit one city in India outside of Delhi, it would have to be Jaipur. Really, for a westerner leaving the corporate world behind for a visit to the Far East why would you go anywhere else. It’s an eclectic mix of any big cities’ social scene and all the colour, music and festivity at the heart of Rajasthan’s cultural heritage. As you can probably tell I’ve… Read More

In the mid-1930s before the Partition between India and Pakistan, a young Army Officer, extremely polished and wearing a freshly pressed cream linen suit, stepped on a train from New Delhi in search of land to purchase. He was heading towards the Punjab, not far from what would later be called Pakistan with the idea in mind that he would buy enough land to set up his son’s and their future families…. Read More

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