By Colstro

Bishnoi Woman

Today was our last full day in India.  Among other activities, we visited a Bishnoi village.  To quote my guide book: "The Bishnoi are among the world's most dedicated conservationists.  They hold all animal life sacred and have a long history of protecting the sacred kherji tree.  Visitors are sometimes invited to share amal, an opium preparation which is traditionally offered to guests."

This lady was sitting outside one of the houses.

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