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Today we returned to Jaisalmer Fort to visit a small complex of Jain Temples. The early rulers of the fort allowed the Jains to build their temples, though they weren't allowed to reside within the fort. Jainism is an ancient religion, an offshoot of Hinduism, but with some significant differences. Jains believe that all creatures, from microbes to …
Today we had another leisurely start as we were having lunch at the 'desert camp' before we set off on the road to Jaisalmer. Once we had said our goodbyes we returned to the main road and headed the last 60 kms West to Jaisalmer As we approached the city we could see this hill in the distance surmounted by an enormous sand castle often called the …
... the pre-monsoon storms rolled in. He had some great stories about people who had come an gone, and even popped out some opium for us to try, but we kindly declined and decided to head to a famous little lassie shop in town.
The rain was hammering down so Dennis sorted us with a tuc-tuc to bring us to 'Bhang Lassie' before heading home. Its a tiny little shop thats been churning out these 'special ingredient' yogurt drinks and cookies since 1983! This turned out to be one ...
... we couldn't really see anything, as a strong wind whipped the sand and dust into our faces. (The Lad From Howick was on struggle street at this point. In fact he seemed to be strugling for most of the trip, poor lamb). Ben and I had invested in a gumcha each (a light scarf for your face), which proved invaluable for keeping the sun and sand out of our eyes, ears and mouths. It also did wonders for our "desert cred"!
The Thar has a surprising amount of ...
This morning we all agreed to meet in the hotel lobby and then go find breakfast. We found a lovely place just outside the fort, that had a rooftop terrace. My meal was coffee with milk, vegetable biryani and lemon lassi. Very tasty and filling. Afterwards, we split up and 4 of us walked through the maze of streets for some sight seeing and shopping. I bought a beautiful pair of silver earrings, which were sold by the weight. We also ...