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Snake Charmer of Jaipur | by dakku007
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Snake Charmer of Jaipur

India is a dizzying mix of old and new. With the relatively new money, young businesses, flash cars and latest tech, it is easy to forget that traditions and arts of India date back some 5000 years.


The keepers of these ancient traditions and arts are almost at the brink of extinction. Such as this snake charmer, existing between technological jungle and "Jurassic tradition", trying to make a living in this crazy world by busking/begging at less than £2 a day..


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Taken on October 23, 2011