Cultural specificities regarding acceptance of inequality and influence of former castes system combined with a developing and unstructured economy sadly led to huge differences between richest and poorest social-professional categories. You will then during your stay face sticking contrast between huge Americanised malls, luxurious hotels on the one hand and very poor slums and people living in the street in very precarious conditions. All these extremes being sometime geographically very close to each others, making the wealth repartition gap even more striking. Still, even if you will for sure see extreme poverty during your stay, your environment, due to living costs, your placement in central Jaipur and the local people you will be in touch with during your stay, will be close to the one of rich local inhabitants.

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