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TravelPod Member ReviewsFort Rajwada Jaisalmer
It's the most beautiful location I saw in Jaisalmer, and we got to stay there!!! Don't get the tea though, unless you want to spend 100 rupees on it!
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was really impressive. It is a great way
to get across this difficult terrain with little effort so I can see why they
have been used for transportation for so long.
We watched the sunset, and of course we got harassed to buy
things and give money from a handful of people, but it was nice and relaxing
... in a beautiful old blue haveli (mansion) with a rooftop terrace and restaurant, I reckon its one of the best places we have stayed yet.
We continued west after Jodhpur, catching a train out to Jaisalmer. Located amidst the arid Thar desert, Jaisalmer is a small city centered on a golden sandstone fort. Although far less imposing than its Jodhpuri cousin, Jaisalmer's fort is a hive of activity where Mehrangarh stands silent as a museum. Inside the fort's walls ...
... the sun. Soon a waiter appeared and offered us masala tea and some cake. A little while later we were offered a massage, something which we had wanted to have somewhere but had never had time before, so we agreed. At the appointed time we went towards the spar, just after the sun had set, to,be greeted by a runway of tea lights and two masseurs. Taking us into individual tents, they sat us down, and proceeded to wash our feet in a small bowl, something which feels odd to our ...
... li>Saddling up once again, we crossed more hills and plains, stopping briefly to collect some firewood, before setting up camp in another set of sand dunes.
... prevent ourselves from being pitched head-first onto the ground. And with that, we were off into the desert. Ali led the way with the long-necked lumps following dutifully behind.
They were much easier to ride than a horse; their long-legged gait resulting in a slow, rhythmic forward motion that started in your bum and rippled up your body in a soothing undulation; like a stoned Hippy at a Dead concert. The saddle wasn’t particularly comfortable though, and ...