Hotel Killa Bhawan
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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The golden city: hot, windy, dusty, loud, dreamlike, traditional, friendly, picturesque, romantic, luxurious, historical, adventerous, sandy, colourful, delicious, educational... We spend 2 days in the fort of Jaisalmer, in the most amazing honeymoonsuite that made us feel like Maharajas ;-) with a balcony overlooking the fort and the town and an …
... walls of the fort and accessible only through squeeze-gut alleys. I was sent on my own to fetch the hotel porter while Judith remained alone with the tuk-tuk driver and our luggage. Having heard that one could easily be lured into the wrong hotel, I was understandably nervous. We had booked the Maharajah Suite in Hotel Suraj for a very specific reason, and besides I had already paid a £7 deposit over the internet.
I need not have worried. Friendly ...
... one so Iz rang once ..... And then again a few minutes later "on his way, on his way". Well a lad eventually turned up and took one look at the four of us and bags and dived off to find a friend. Turned out that they had sent an autorickshaw - not sure whether that meant the hotel didn't have its own car or maybe it was busy. But they clearly hadn't made clear when ordering the rickshaw that we were four. Anyway he found a friend ...
... journey, then vegetable curry, dal, rice and homemade chapatti roasted freshly over the fire. To say we were full after would be an understatement, we could not move and after sitting around the camp fire listening to Johnny and Lala singing some Rajasthani songs, we made our attempt at some Scottish songs (you know you can never think of things on the spot), we came up with Flower of Scotland and Amazing Grace! A night under the stars all wrapped up in blankets ...
Jaisalmer is a city in the middle of the Thar desert surrounding the old fortified town of bright orange sandstone. We ventured up to the old town this morning and went around the fort with audio guides which we love as they don't tell you about their cousin who has a camel. We wandered the streets and bazaars which are quite cool being shaded by the buildings and got talking to a lad selling patchwork embroidery who spoke excellent English, he was studying ancient ...