How to wrap a traditional Rajasthani turban
October 16, 2011 • Photography & Travel, Travel Videos
When I was in Chandelao in May of 2011 I met a local villager who was kind enough to demonstrate for me the art of tying a traditional Rajasthani style turban. Watch the video below.
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