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pretty bright room, very nice view, friendly manager
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... I will be downloading once we get back to the UK.
On first impressions the hotel wasn't in the nicest part of town as we passed a garage that had parts of tractors and tuk tuk's outside it and then we turned into a small road just round the corner and there was our hotel. It was a converted haveli built from the Jaisalmer sandstone - it was as it looked on Tripadvisor, traditional Rajasthani decor and colours against the sandstone walls which looked amazing. We ...
... traditional puppet show. We both really enjoyed the puppet show, lots of live music and the puppeteers were brilliant. The owner and curator of the museum was a really nice old chap, kind of remind us of Granddad!
... like trees on barren land.
Khuri Desert Village
It became very apparent that the semi-touristy Khuri village is aimed at domestic visitors, with the elaborate setup of cliche looking desert tents directly outside of the town. Khuri itself is barren and shelterless, a fitting description of a desert town. Accompanied by an elderly french couple, we marched through the village under the harsh sun and on grounds so baked that the only evidence ...
... Unfortunately they had no interest of including us in the movie so we went and checked out the next best thing, zip lining. This was a super cool experience, we got an amazing view of the Fort and the "blue" city from 50 meters upin the air!
Now we're in the car (again) on our way to Jaisalmer and tomorrow afternoon we're getting on a camel to spend the night in the desert..:)
Takeaway so far is probably that you can't be in a hurry in India. There can ...
... the worst night sleep in years even worse than the day i saw Swansea City get promoted to the premier league.
The next day we decided to leave the dorm and get double rooms with a decent fan so we could actually get some kip. It was 600rs between 2 so around 3 wuid each.
The main reason we went to Jaisalmer was to do a camel safari in the Thar Desert. Our first order of business was to go inside the fort where the tour operators where ...