Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Blue City


Jaipur is meant to be the blue city of India. In reality its hard to get a shot of a decent number of blue buildings without also getting a load of horrible dilapidated houses is the picture. Originally only the priests were allowed blue houses but when they realised the paint was a natural insect repellent everyone started using it!

found on: 4 Amazing Ancient Cities of Color (well worth a look)

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