Brass Camel

For as long as I have been flying into or out of Dubai International (since 2002), this brass camel has been for sale. I think the price has come down somewhat, but there he is. I am always fascinated by the idea that someone would a) want a lifesize brass camel and b) would buy it while in transit through Dubai International Airport.

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Desshera Ramleela

burning ravana

Ramleela performance in Delhi, October 2012. We went to the show in the local community of one of my colleagues from the Asian School of Communication. Although there are massive performances in Delhi, with thousands of attendees and dignitaries, and effigies seventy feet high, each local community also holds a performance, with money raised in the community, and local performers.