Hotel Oasis Haveli
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... her a double headbutt in the leg and back, think she'll keep her distance from now on!
After a funny mix up with dinner with dennis, that left some chips, a bowl of rice and some masala tea instead of 'tekka masala curry' we then set off for our mammoth eighteen hour train journey to India's capital Delhi, where one of the largest cities in the world loomed, but more importantly for me, a long awaited FA Cup Final for Arsenal. I just hope all that good Karma I'd been earning would pay ...
... we couldn't really see anything, as a strong wind whipped the sand and dust into our faces. (The Lad From Howick was on struggle street at this point. In fact he seemed to be strugling for most of the trip, poor lamb). Ben and I had invested in a gumcha each (a light scarf for your face), which proved invaluable for keeping the sun and sand out of our eyes, ears and mouths. It also did wonders for our "desert cred"!
The Thar has a surprising amount of ...
" I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
... of the guesthouse for breakfast I found all the staff up there asleep on outside beds.
Later I went out to explore and found a thriving village inside this unique structure. The streets were sometimes just the width of one or two cows at best, and the walkways were made with large stones. Old Havelis constructed in the local sandstone towered above these alleyways. Beautifully carved, these Haveli’s carvings survived well ...
... way how he is trying to provide for his family (as every good parent does...). Hint hint. Good tips please!! It was mentioned a few times along the way as well. He had a decent command of English but as the trip progressed we had a more and more difficult time communicating with him. The agent set up lofty expectations about his 25 years of experience and superior English speaking skills so that may not have helped. Mike and I both wanted to like him and did like him ...