Mahadev Palace

H-3, RIICO, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India | Hotel
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The Jewel of the Great Thar Desert

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson on Jan 18, 2014

356 photos

... repacked our bags, showered then walked back to Ganesh Travels inside the fort.

  • At Ganesh's, we met our fellow desert travelers, Doug and Roseia (Chef from NY, Student from Miami, both living in Melbourne) and Soucke (Teacher from S.Korea). We then went for breakfast in the upstairs restaurant before walking outside the fort to find our jeep.
  • We found our jeep by a nearby fruit stand. Hopped in to the jeep and made a quick stopover at a fruit and ...

  • Camel rides and desert life

    A travel blog entry by aly5ia on Nov 06, 2013

    18 photos

    The camel ride wasn't as bumpy as I was warned. I was shocked to realize just how TALL camels are. We walked for about an hour into the desert where we camped for the night under the stars in the middle of dunes. We decided to sleep on the frames above ground to keep away from the relatively large ...

    1st day in Jaisalmar

    A travel blog entry by skeetstravel on Oct 01, 2013

    21 photos

    ... sandstone, and hence golden city. Each new wondrous building, window, balcony is proclaimed with ' Oh my God' in the accent of Raymond Blanc when tasting his latest creation. As we walk it's 'blah blah blah----Oh my God ----- blah blah blah. It's a hoot. Like all Indians he is very into his religion, he's a Brahman the highest cast, karma, respect for all living things, his Medicine, this tree cures diabetes, this plant keeps you healthy, give to ...

    Sand, sand everywhere!

    A travel blog entry by lauralamble on Aug 07, 2013

    2 comments, 6 photos

    ... desert is vast, but it is being put to good use for the people of Jaisalmer, as it currently houses a large wind farm which is generating all the electricity for the Jaisalmer region. The wind farm created an odd juxtaposition (that's for Matthew!) of beautiful endless sand dunes in one direction, and large wind turbines and electrical pylons in the other! We eventually made camp at the top of ...

    The living fortress and a camel safari

    A travel blog entry by ian_witchlow on Apr 21, 2013

    159 photos

    ... was no hot water, but that was actually a blessing, and the coolish water helped beat the heat.

    Water in this place is scarce, with only one lake (that is more of a monument and tourist site, as it is the royal lake that the royalty would take their water from) and little rain. It actually has water pumped from outside regions to support the population and tourism.

    As for things I saw there, I was taking for a tour around the towns to see how ...

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