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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... The evening was another highlight, our camel ride over the dunes to watch the sunset, and we were not disappointed. Shev, our guild meet us in the dunes at the end of our ride with Indian rum and coke, so we could have cocktails while watching the sun set. He also brought along a traditional musician. Next morning on the bus again to Jodhpur (the blue city). Another magnificent ...
... who welcomed our questions with a smile and answered each one. As we continued going room to room, we were beckoned by mobs of children in blue, waving, saying hello, holding up their workbooks...one girl chased me down to show me her math work. I wish I could have stayed and read with kids instead of going on the "safari". I still miss being in the classroom so much, and in spite of being on the other side of the world, in classrooms that look nothing like mine, with kids ...
... the land.
A pig! Walking down the road. Honestly, I could watch India go by all day, every day, it's fascinating and such a country of contrasts.
Almost all caught up on blogs in fact after this one, I will be in real time.
We took a Tuk Tuk from the fort to bus station in Jaisalmer, he was by far the craziest driver I have ever been driven by, I had to be sure to keep all my limbs inside as we almost side swiped every car, cow, man, ...
... traditional manner improved things. Either that or the drivers Indian medicine which entailed putting a newspaper on the seat under me. I thought it might just be him protecting his upholstery but he assured me it was purely medicinal (Isabel remembers a similar trick with brown paper when she was a child).
The irrigation system was ox powered and relied on a 50 metres deep cistern with a bucket chain to raise the water into a complex system of channels that led around ...
... overdid it with the pictures). Also, there is a man/boy who feeds the eagles everyday, so we got to see hundreds of eagles swarming the top of the fort for a free handout.
The city is called the Blue City because the large Brahmin population in part of the town painted their houses blue. We tried a few Jodhpur specialties and were impressed. The cashew curry and rabodi were the best.