A mother and her two daughters inside their traditional blue house in Jodhpur. The city is known as a “blue city”, as most houses in the old quarters are painted blue. It is said that blue is the symbolic color of the Brahmins, but nowadays people from various castes and religions also paint their house blue. The city is also known for the scorching heat, the blue paint inside the house offer some cooling purpose.

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, 2005

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