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... We are not disappointed in our choice of Haveli, the photographs on Booking.com of our HUGE suite have not been photoshopped. This family owned and lived in haveli dates over 450 years and is akin to staying in a mansion from eras gone by. We awake the next morning and are instructed that breakfast is served on the roof terrace of the sister haveli across the street. Once again we are awe struck with a view like no other. ...
... obstacles are the slow moving cows) and there are two main sections...the old town outside the fort and the inner city of the fort area that is home to 2000 people. Plus, contrary to what the guidebooks state, the shopping within the fort walls is pretty good with a lot of prices being half of what we would pay in Jodhpur. On our last day, we did what all tourists do in the desert......camel riding. Whilst a lot of people do an overnight tour or a will ...
... nothing around for miles.
We explored the dunes which is ridiculous really as they all look the same, change that to we "played" on the dunes. I took some slow motion video which I will include here. Just goofing around really and shaking our heads incredulously, "are we really in a desert in India?" We got called back to camp like children and had our snacks and then we heard the clinking of bottles in a burlap bag coming our way, " Ice cold beer!" ...
... spice built up and my mouth was on fire. After dinner we walked the last bit up to the hotel and I packed up a bit for the camel ride tomorrow. December 17- this morning I used some free time to do some shopping and wandering before the camel safari. Back in the hotel I had the yummy kaju curry again with lots of naan to fill me up before the camel journey. Once we were ready to head out I jumped in the back of one jeep but I had to crouch down a bit as my head was into the ...
... this until Jill pointed out that that was how they were drying the metal plates and cups. They were using water to wash the food off then covering them in sand to dry them. Massively practical, saves on carrying towels which you then have to dry, and who doesn't like a bit of desert grit with their curry? Actually, to be fair, they got the dust and sand off properly before they used ...