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My brain's gone into meltdown, it's so hot. Hot in the morning, hot in the afternoon and bloody hot at night when you're trying to sleep! And if that's not enough – the
food's hot – it's curry for breakfast, curry for dinner and guess what - yes curry for tea! So I'm sweating from the heat, and it …
... walls. We decided to have a go, and found ourselves clipping on to wires and zipping across chasms, lakes and hillside outcrops, with the formidable walls of an ancient stronghold rising up around us, and the sky-blue city stretched away below us. It was all rather exciting.
In Jodhpur we were lucky enough to stay in a beautiful hotel that is run by a family of Brahmins. If you remember, Brahmin is considered the highest caste in India, consisting of preachers or holy men. ...
... After placing our beer order with the "beer man" (an enterprising Muslim chap who didn't drink but wasn't about to let that stop him making a few rups from beer) we mounted up for the final 2-3 hours trek to the sand dunes. The time seemed to go very slow as by this point our legs were really aching and towards the end poor Hannah needed to get off and walk.
Once we arrived at the dunes we realised it was a bit windy to sleep on the ...
... tiny little run down shacks with hardly any clothing and the poor kids are all just sitting along the sides of the streets. Numerous women and children were coming up to the windows of the car begging or trying to sell things. Made me sad.
I stopped by the museum and former home of Gandhi, Mani Bhavan. They have a library on the first floor and then upstairs are photos, letters, and stories of Gandhi’s life. It wasn’t a great museum but it did ...
... Palace Museum, we spent a couple of hours strolling through the tiny back streets where Elaine purchased some cushion covers.It was a significant achievement that we managed NOT to get lost. We finally headed back-down to the town, through the packed markets to visit a small Samosa store recommended to us by the haveli owner. For 40 rupees (approx. 80c) we had a delicious meal seated in our Haveli courtyard beside a fountain. We ...