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pretty bright room, very nice view, friendly manager
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... roof for breakfast.
From the fort there is an amazing view of Jailsalmer. I tool some more pictures(of squirrels). We had a nice breakfast and then we went to change some money.
It was a long, hot and tiring walk. We visited five banks but not one one of them would change our money (the Lonely Planet was wrong!). We went to a small money changer. It was actually quite good and we were given some ...
... black as power in the whole city had gone down and first the sand, followed by a proper rain storm with sheet lightning.
After marvelling at the forces of the natural world, I began to worry about where my dinner was coming from. Thankfully the hotel next door appeared to have a back up generator (I believe this is what they are called), surely all the tourists in all the town would be camped out there and we could all enjoy some warm beers in a blitz ...
... on the edge of town or even outside of the modern day city, this one was unique in that it was right in the middle of everything as well as the fact that it was a living fort with a vast majority of the population still living within the walls of the fort itself. Before visiting the city however, we made a quick stop at a nearby lake to visit the favorite relaxation point of one of the previous maharajas.
The lake itself was quite pretty, and we realized ...
... lilac pink behind us. Sadly can't see the sun from our seats. Looks like we're not going to be able to move and Iz and Jude unfortunately have some young guys playing Indian music opposite them. Not loud but it might get to one after a while. Hopefully they'll turn it off before sleep time. They did and the only other interruptions were the chai wallah a couple of times and apparently the guard demanding papers form the guys opposite ...
1st to 4th Oct Jodhpur/Jaisalmer
It’s very strange having a driver - A\C car very posh, Naeem very friendly and helpful - slightly out of the loop I feel - not the usual struggle which I associate with India of finding hotels/trains etc and spending ages doing it, but this is saving us time ++ and is not much more cost than trains and buses with four of us. It also gives us a break form the melee which Megs particularly likes. We’re really keen to ...