Jaisal Castle

186, On Fort, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $40.00
 

Travel Blogs from Jaisalmer

Trains, Dogs and Camels

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell

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The overnight train was an interesting experience! Basically, there are two 'shelves' above the seats which fold down for you to sleep on. I was on the middle shelf...slightly petrified that the man above would fall on me, I'd fall off my shelf or my shelf would collapse and I'd squash Megan who was below me! None of these things happened though, so all was well for Judy on the train! :)
After the 19 hour train journey we got to Jaisalmer. Our hotel was pretty basic... By basic ...

Me, my camel and the endless Thar

A travel blog entry by indigoite

13
23

... The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:

And on the pedestal these words appear:

"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:

Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"

Nothing beside remains. Round the decay

Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare

The lone and level sands stretch far away"

--- Percy Bysshe Shelley
...

Palaces and bedspreads

A travel blog entry by lauralamble

6

... scarves and shawls, and how to tell a real pashmina from a fake. Pashmina is the name of the sheep that the wool comes from, the finest wool is from under the chin of the sheep, and cannot be dyed in any way, so a real pashmina should be beige in colour. Cashmere wool comes for the body of the sheep, and is still very soft, but it can be dyed. However, most of what is sold as a pashmina is actually viscose or polyester!! Once the talking was over, and we had ...

The living fortress and a camel safari

A travel blog entry by ian_witchlow

159

... much problem. We helped pack up the camp, got all the cooking pots onto the camel cart and set off. The camel cart dropped off the pots at the jeep (which was quite close to the camp and explained the availabilty of beer). I talked with the driver and it turns out he was a local who was a multiple champion of camel racing. He got my business card, but I still haven't heard back from him. :P

That afternoon we got onto a more local bus and set off for Jodhpur.
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Day in the desert!

A travel blog entry by worldwandering

... and Shannon's guide, who had to be between 60 and 75. At one point i thought the camel was dragging my guide along. The others realised this and told Beth they had to stop because 'old me no run long'. Haha!

We came back to the camp ...

Location

This hotel, located on 186, On Fort, Jaisalmer, is near Stok Palace Museum and Tibetan Market.
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