Residency Centre Point Guest House
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... morning we set off desert bound in the guesthouse jeep, Indian pop music blaring (our driver was very proud of his music selection). A little while into our drive we stopped off at an abandoned village. The story that we were able to make out from our drivers limited English goes that 300 years ago the tax man arrived at the village. He saw one of the village girls and decided he wanted to take her for his wife. The villagers protested and the taxman gave them an option: give him ...
... part of the world thick fog in the mornings is common and widespread. Another hotel pickup and into the room for a shower and a freshen up, a bite to eat and head out for an explore. Jaisalmer is a town of sandstone buildings. Many of the buildings including both homes and business are ornately decorated with stone carving. None of the buildings are painted and the extensive use of sandstone is why this place is known as the "golden ...
... stroll around the fort area. The temples are now closed to all tourists so the streets are quiet. We admire the havalis: lovely carved doorways, balconies and turrets which litter the narrow streets around our hotel, and then climb up to the battlements where we have fine views of the city's lake and surrounding countryside. Here a local family beg me to photograph their children sitting on the cannon - a strange practice we last encountered at the Golden Temple ...
... and were a great laugh.
Before Sebastian left us he told us if we needed to go to Pakistan to do it behind a bush, i thought this was brilliant so next time i tell you guys i am off to England you will know what i am doing! As the song goes always **** on the english side of the bridge.
We had 6 people on our safari the 4 of us who have been going strong for a week, Aviv an Israeli guy we met in Jodhpur and his friend. Aviv drew ...
... and they also had a lot of tigers in cages which I didn't like. The boss also yelled at us to tip the driver and how much to do so, which surely defeats the object of tipping and also made us suspicious that the bloke had just pocketed the fee we gave and we had just paid the driver's wages. That evening we thankfully said goodbye to the driver, however not before he had complained that the 3000 rupee tip we provided wasn't enough (75% of his monthly wage) and managing ...