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  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

    Jodhpur in Western India is known as the blue city. The color was decreed by a Maharajah several centuries ago, as being astrologically fortuitous. The color allegedly repels mosquitoes as well. The old city is a true labyrinth of blue, replete with sacred cows, Hindu temples, chattering monkeys and other delights.

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 An elderly woman sits at the entrance of her home.

  • Jodhpur, the Blue city

    The color is also thought to repel mosquitos. Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 As in many Indian cities, bovines share the space with humans.

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 A holy man feeds a langur monkey in a temple in the center of the old city.

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

    Jodhpur in Western India is known as the blue city. The color was decreed by a Maharajah several centuries ago, as being astrologically fortuitous. The color allegedly repels mosquitoes as well. The old city is a true labyrinth of blue, replete with sacred cows, Hindu temples, chattering monkeys and other delights.

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 An elderly woman sits at the entrance of her home.

  • Jodhpur, the Blue city

    The color is also thought to repel mosquitos. Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 As in many Indian cities, bovines share the space with humans.

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010

  • Jodhpur, Rajasthan October 2010 A holy man feeds a langur monkey in a temple in the center of the old city.