Karni Kot Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jodhpur
... cows, goats etc .
Then unfortunately we went to THE WAREHOUSE a material outlet offering exclusive European specials etc. His delivery was smooth and repetitive.
But we withstood the tirade.
On the way back to the bus we had to run the gauntlet of the gypsy kids begging. Not fun.
Still enjoy life. The Indian people are happy, welcoming and pleasant to talk to.
... the bonnet and splitting the windscreen of his previously unblemished car. I asked Ravi about the cow, his reply "Cow dead". It was the first time in fifteen years of tour driving that he had struck a cow, a statistic that I find almost impossible to believe because in India, cows are king.
They are everywhere, but usually on the road, staring wistfully at the pavement, or more commonly ambling aimlessly, stupidly, dangerously and righteously down the centre line ...
... saw Italian tiles, Spanish
gold and even German machine guns. He seemed to be under pressure from our
presence and was obviously desperate to find something from England. After a
dozen or so “stops” without any joy, he at last declared with a flourish that
the ceiling fan was made in England.
After 30 minutes or so of this we decided to escape and to
finish off the tour without his well-intentioned, but totally inadequate
assistance. This was ...
... make me fat. I've never had any manner of fortune type thing done before but whilst he started off jaw droppingly accurate (he told the chick who went in after me that working for a multi-national company was the best thing for her. She hadn't told him she did actually work for one!), he ended by telling me I would spawn two kids.
I raised an eyebrow and stifled a laugh.
Anyone who knows ...
... to buy a polo shirt which looked good but had wrong logo so they said they could have one in an hour, went back later where they tried to give me one that looked like it had just been made in a hurry. We said it wasn't the same whilst they said it was, it was so blatantly obvious that it was different it was untrue. Off at 04:30 for another jaunt on a train into the desert to Jaisalmar so off to ...