The Mama's Resort & Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... goat ( as much as dad loved her he was reluctant to give up his food!). We gave the food to Gertrude (that's what Dad called her) and she even ate the paper!
By the time we got back it was time to go to the train station, we were catching the train to Jodhpur our next city in India.
On the train we were sharing our compartment with an Indian family with two young children. Mum was smiling and making faces at their baby daughter, when it was time ...
... You enter into the Dashera Chowk from the east and it becomes apparent that this remains a living working fort with over 3000 full time inhabitants. Within the fort the main sites are the Fort Palace and the Jain Temple. Jaisalmer Fort owes its magnificence to its location on the main trade route linking Indi to Egypt, Arabia, Persia, Africa and the West. It's prosperity is apparent in the intricately carved havelis which are ...
... negotiations since we had already paid, so we had a specific group we had to track down, we couldn't just select any old camel that we liked and then we were off. Right from the start this was more exciting than our elephant ride at the Amber Fort because we got onto the camels while they sat on the ground and then after a quick "hut hut" from the driver they lurched up into a standing position, threatening to launch us to the sand below. We of course started ...
... you know where this is going? Well imagine waking up in the middle of the night to see a silhouette of a hooded man standing over your bed. Let's just say I froze and I mean froze in terror.
When I finally got my heart back to normal levels I looked up and saw two shooting stars, I loved that we didn't have tents and we just slept in beds under the vibrant stars. They were so clear and plentiful.
And that my friends was Jaisalmer and the desert. Big ...
... burn and eventually called to the camel man to fix them. It did make it a bit harder to balance but it was worth the relief in my feet. Finally we arrived at a patch of dunes after about 1.5 hours. When it came time to get off I leaned back as instructed but because my feet were not in the stirrups I fell forward part way through and almost fell off the front of the camel. I didn't want to grab its neck to break my fall and the ground still looked a bit far but luckily it sat the rest ...