National Geographic : 1948 Oct
A Trumpet Flourish Calls Jaipur, Rose-pink City, to the Gangor Festival Centuries-old tradition is observed in the annual rite. held in honor of Gauri, the goddess of abundance. Crack Camel Corpsmen have a place of honor in the elaborate procession which will pass along paved streets 111 feet wide (below). The city's main avenues, laid out with mathematical precision, are flanked by palaces of Oriental fantasy. Houses, towers, and temples all are of one color-rose. I I Kodachromes by Volkmar Wentzel © National Geographic Society 44. r wr .