Hotel Suraj

Address: Old City, Next to Jain Temple, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India | Castle
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This castle, located on Old City, Next to Jain Temple, Jaisalmer, is near Stok Palace Museum and Tibetan Market.
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    Travel Blogs from Jaisalmer


    A travel blog entry by martycindy on Jan 21, 2014

    11 comments, 20 photos

    This would be our second time taking an AC3 train, which is a tiny bit more run down than AC2, with the main difference being that they fit 3 beds into a space normally reserved for 2. We got the top bunk each time, which we were grateful for, but sitting up was next to impossible with the reduced room. Scheduled for a 530am arrival, we get in …

    The Shimmer of Jaisalmer

    A travel blog entry by wilsonheng on Dec 28, 2013

    14 photos

    ... the golden sunset over the shimmering desert. In the distance, one can easily spot endless rows of wind turbines like trees swaying in poetry.

    Cow's Revenge
    Made my way down to Ghandi Chowk shopping strip for a bit of a wander and wandered onto my first pile of manure. I had taken pains avoiding every manure minefields in every city and this just broke my record. This was no tiny little poop. It was a heap of sticky playdoh ...

    Beer in an unexpected place!

    A travel blog entry by shineyface on Oct 27, 2013

    17 photos

    ... parties. They didn't appear to give a two hoots about the history of the palace and all marched through barely glancing around them, until they met us.

    Back to the hotel for toasted sandwiches, and we were ready to be collected by taxi for our desert adventure. We drove through a large area of wind turbines and stopped at Bada Bagh- a cluster of marble cenotaphs built in memory of Jaisalmer's rulers. Beautiful, but somewhat in decline and crumbling. We ...

    Jaisalmer: the best place to sweat your weight!

    A travel blog entry by twoelusive on Aug 23, 2013

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... the little things can be less impressive. However, I will say that the fort is one of a kind and seems to offer something new. We wandered the Bhatia market and found some Gulab Jamun for Jade (Indian desert) and picked out some street food for a lunch snack. We chose samosas which were quite spicy but delicious and pretty addictive. As long as you choose the right street food (this place was surrounded by locals so a pretty safe bet) it's usually a good deal ...

    Sand Castles and Camels

    A travel blog entry by scoutandabout on Apr 21, 2013

    15 photos

    ... chew on a bush reminded us we were merely passengers! Lucy got Simon the sexpest camel (he had a bell round his neck so they could find him as he frequently wandered off chasing camel tail lol). When we stopped for lunch/general breaks from the desert sun they set the camels free after tying their legs together which meant they wandered off in a highly comical Michael Jackson style moonwalk. They would still ...