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RAJASTHEN INDIA, LIVED IN PUSHKAR FOR AWHILE, MY OWN BACKYARD, CAMEL RACES

Who Are The Gypsies?

What is known about the Sinti and Roma is that they arrived in Germany in the late 1400’s after a series of migrations which brought them from Northern India Punjab States.., through Persia, Asia Minor and Greece, the Balkan and Slavic States, to Austria and Germany.

Along the way, they converted to Christianity. Also, along the way, they acquired a wide range of stereotypes including “accomplices to the Crucifixion,” thieves, practitioners of the magic arts, beggars, etc. Their itenerant lifestyles, non-conventional behaviors and mystical image brought them under governmental suspicion from the early Middle Ages on. They were fairly consistently defined as “stateless” wanderers, a threat to the moral order and a burden upon society.

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  • linaji
    linajiover 6 years ago

  • Jaybe
    Jaybeover 6 years ago

    That’s a fantastic shot and it looks amazing framed up. Instant fave for me.

  • Thank you Jaybe.. just back! appreciate the fav!

    – linaji

  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Taylorover 6 years ago

    I am a gypsy … She is beautiful but has a look about her that says .. be careful!

  • Hey you.. doing ok? thanks for the view.. I am in and out today.. kinda tired.. xox

    – linaji

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 6 years ago

    wonderful color costum she has

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 6 years ago

    She is so beautiful. i love Gypsies, they are a proud people. i would love to be a Gypsy

  • Mee too Pinkyjain.. I see and feel this life.. not much in your possessions except what is needed and a pretty sparkely pink dress used for big occasions like camel fairs.!! Oh and a laptop to create from… gotta have that! tee hee

    – linaji

  • Robert O'Neill
    Robert O'Neillover 6 years ago

    Very nice shot. Where is it?

  • Pushkar ..India..Camel Fair ..thanks:=}

    – linaji

  • aspectsoftmk
    aspectsoftmkover 6 years ago

    i agree totally with you and pinkyjain…

    she is beautiful……yeah need the laptop….xx and my cameraji……

  • Hell ya! The camera is just a given..sorry.. the extras are the dress and the laptop.. but the camera.. well never leave your caravan without it!

    – linaji

  • devotee1
    devotee1over 6 years ago

    Very nice shot! The photography is superb. Interesting clothing and jewelry—there is a lot of intelligence and culture that goes into creation of such enchanting attire. She is beautiful!

  • Yes Devotee.. there is.. the intricate work with silver and the way they survive with smiles and cunning..for they truly are cunning.. is enchanting and story worthy indeed!

    – linaji

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 6 years ago

    ooo,ooo, Gypsy Woman ……………………………..

  • silly boy.. she how high she flys.?

    – linaji

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanover 6 years ago

    great shot. loved the info too. reminds me of the movie Chocolate.

  • Ohh that was soo yummy with Mr. Depp! thanks Marion!

    – linaji

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