Dominique David

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Delhi, Agra, Amritsar. These three cities have very little in common, except the shock they cause to whoever crosses swords with them.


A strange paradox. While Rajasthan is a mostly rural state, its fascination comes in its cities and their glamorous palaces, formerly seats of the local maharajahs’ power. Their hold on their kingdoms’ life was such that they neglected their modernisation, too preoccupied to maintain their rank. It is therefore not surprising that Rajasthan gives the impression of living like in the old times of India.