Puppets

Photography Challenge: Developing Your Eye

Day Eight: Prompt- Treasure


Its not your wealth that makes you wealthy, it is the experiences that you have, the friends you make, the memories you share and stories you help write. This is a treasured shot of a string of puppets displayed on the walls of Jaisalmer Fort- one of the largest residential fortifications in the world. The fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts of intricate architecture painstakingly carved out of sandstone.

It was a place where the thriller novels of my childhood came alive.

And I was left richer with experiences. Perhaps, one rainy evening sometime in the future, I will be sitting with a cup of coffee and reminiscing-“Once upon a time, I was in the Golden Fort of Rajasthan. The golden sandstone walls were shining in the sun rays and there were rows and rows of beautiful things- golden puppets, colorful turbans, exquisite shawls… and I wanted to buy them all but did not have enough money…”

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