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... had changed.....and I loved every moment of it!
We ate once more at the Monica Restaurant; don't know why, I guess the vistas and food was to everybody’s satisfaction.
While taking a long last look at this town, I thought of this famous quote: I came, I saw, I conquered! It was now time to say goodbye and continue with my journey!
Our first night in Jaisalmer had us heading into the heart of the Thar Desert to take part in one of the mandatory tourist activities in this part of Rajasthan…a camel ride! After a short drive from our hotel we reached the rolling sand dunes of the desert and sure enough we came across a stretch of sand alongside the road where no less than a hundred camels and their handlers were waiting, ready for the tour busses and cars like ours to arrive. Our driver ...
We walked up towards the dunes and there was a little bramble, I think it's called a bramble with the beds behind it. I thought, right! I'm going to set up the bed with the mattress and blankets and such they provided so I can explore before it gets dark. Naveen then said, "no just leave your bags, the servants will make the beds" the servants?? Now that's Glamping!
Random present sighting: man standing behind tree no vehicle nearby, ...
... they grabbed the beds and squeezed is all into this little hut as the storm hammered down.
As the sun rose you could feel the cool morning air beginning to heat up. The feeling of walking out to such an isolated place with just the sound of the camp fire burning and the camels chewing was so surreal.
Ali cooked up a light little breakfast of hot tea and fresh fruit and we ate as they prepared the camels for our journey back. Over breakfast Ali told us about ...
... army. Since then, the fort has been a living fort. People live inside – there are lots of houses, there are shops and there are a zillion restaurants as you would expect- this being a magnet for foreign tourists. There are havelis where you can stay. Everything is crammed into the fort. Narrow winding alleys ensure that you would get lost inside within 2 minutes. Some alleyways are so small, that our ...