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We did not sleep well on the train because it was surprisingly cold. I was glad to be back on sleeper where its easy to smoke in the toilet. We arrived only an hour late which is good for Indian trains. Jaisalmer was a real surprise, a yellow bricked city in the desert, it was pretty and clean. On the train we had people approach us about hotels …
... 8217;s sleep – another Haveli and another couple of loud Indians chatting and hocking up spit until midnight, so Hannah wasn’t in the best mood, and when a guy started playing music through his phone (no earphones!) she 'just had’ to ask him to turn it down! Thankfully he did, and we both managed to sleep for about 3 of the 5 hour journey.
When we woke up, there was no doubting we were definitely getting into full desert ...
... how painful riding a camel can be! We stayed to watch the sunset over the desert before heading back to the train.
Dinner tonight was at a local 5 star restaurant and included some local entertainment. After the dinner and show it was back to the train for some rest before another day and another ...
... intense heat until the early hours, we spent the entire night shielding ourselves from a constant onslaught of sand. It got everywhere! This was okay, though, because we were sleeping under the stars in the desert, one of the most unlikely and wonderful things we've found ourselves doing. Getting a little sandy was more than worth it. For honesties sake though, I've got to admit, returning to the sand-free and cool sanctuary that was our very ...
... 2 men were waiting with six camels.
For most of our group, it was the first time on a camel. But even for Jason and I, who have been on these ungainly, prehistoric-looking creatures before, it was an unforgettable experience.
On our trek, we saw Chinkara (Indian Gazelle), a red fox, goats, sheep, cows, and desert flowers in fuchsia and white. The desert plants and animals were similar to the ones we know from the Sonoran desert, but notably ...