Giant spinning wheel , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul

A Fairy Deal


Childhood memories, populace of people, riot of colors, array of games, sumptuous smell of street delicacies and multitude of energy – a local fair. The place where people come, watch, bask under the happiness of togetherness, where the younger ones try to find a space for themselves, where the family persons try to find the place to be together with their closer ones.

Fair B/W, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Soap Bubbles
shops at Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Beautiful paintings

Fairs are where the shops can show off their products and make the place the shopper’s arena. Even the big city malls fail in front of the varieties a fair has to offer. It’s about the bargain power and the happiness to get a great deal that drives the buyers towards these shops. Starting from ornaments, jewelries to home essentials or home decors to special variety of foods, even books – it’s a concierge of your buying  destination.

Cloth shop , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
shop
Books shop , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Books per KG
Bangles shop , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Bangles Shop
Dolls of wood and jute , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Jute dolls
Paintings Work in Progress , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Work in Progress

Special hand-made products that carries some significance of a place, special discounts over old books, a great collection of fancy jewelries – from modern to costume, everything you think, and a fair has to offer it to you. It won’t let you come back empty handed. It has its peculiar way of hallucinating you to make you buy something even if you might have not planned to buy one before.

Giant spinning wheel , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Giant spinning wheel
Giant wheel, Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Giant wheel

Fair offers you with more delights even – from a child to an adult, all relishes that small strike of adrenaline rush on those simple rides. The Giant’s Wheel being one of the most attractive among these. Recently, Striking cars, Water Boats are some more add-ons to the age old games of Shooting Gun, Magic World, Roller coaster, etc. the simple happiness that follows, go beyond the winning or losing of any of them. It’s just the celebration of togetherness.

Cars going round , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Cars chakkar
Noodles, Chinese , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Noodles

Snacks , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita PaulSnacks time

Pav Bhaji , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Pav Bhaji
Food , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Food time
Mirchi Vada , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Mirchi Vada

Then comes the gastronomical indulgence that all waits for. You will get the array of street delights over here and within the afford-ability too. The speed at which they are served and the freshness that they carry, the smell of closeness that follows – make you drool over the food again and again.

At the end, when you leave, it’s not about just the shops or the games or the foods. It is the experience that you carry with you from that gregarious environment. You can’t stop to be happy and would feel like coming back to it again – might be the next time, the next year or the next fair.

Ethnic , Mela, Fair, Pristine Routes (PR), Journey Towards Unknown, Image by Aparajita Paul
Ethnic beauty

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