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pretty bright room, very nice view, friendly manager
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... The four of us cracked open a beer and enjoyed finding some new Indian crisps we like (Masala Munch – like NicNaks or Cheetos, but curry flavour). Once the sun had set we headed back to the fort and got dinner at a place in the square where we once again chatted until the wee hours…(well, the wee hours in backpacker land for us at least are around 11pm – it felt late ...
... the signs of modernity there is a distinct Asian medieval flavour to the scene.
One of Jaiselmer's attractions, as listed in the Lonely Planet, is the famous Bhang Lassi shop, a tiny cave-like room chiselled into the outer wall of the fort. Bhang (a mix of herbs, spices and cannabis) is more or less legal here and is served to customers in cooked form - via lassi drinks, cookies or sticky candy. To make up for not camping in the desert last night we decide to ...
... soda before walking down last the linen shop - see photos to explain why we went there - and then returning to the hotel in a rickshaw where we showered and changed before eating our final meal at Jasmin Home. Then it was time for our second venture on the railways. We all concluded Jaisalmer was a wonderful city with a real desert air, and the people yet again amazingly helpful and considerate towards the four ...
... headed back to the hotel and the guy took Jen off on his motorbike to 'the best pharmacy in all of Jaisalmer' and sorted her out with some tablets. We ventured out once more in the hot dessert heat and went to explore. Compared to the sprawling, dirty, smelly, noisey city of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer was small, clean and relaxed. It is in the very Northwest of India not far from the border with Pakistan and as such there was quite a large military presence with numerous baraks on ...
... experience. We each got our own camel to ride. The whole atmosphere of being on a camel out in the desert at sunset was fabulous. Part way through our ride we stopped and enjoyed a beer and took more photos of the camels etc. it was definitely a highlight on our trip. At dinner we were entertained by some wonderful Rajastan music and dancers. It was a great way to end our our enjoyable ...