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... of a set of guidelines, so it seems that traffic laws in India are mostly guidelines.
Having arrived at our drop-off point we mounted our camels (the ones with one hump) and set our through the desert. Camels’ gait are a little odd, so the only thing to do really is to relax in your body and just sway with it. Your upper thighs and lower abdominal muscles get a small workout, but apart from that ...
... the sand whipped up and the cows all went crazy. All felt very apocalyptic, how could Jaipur possibly compete....?
Jaisalmer in numbers:
Approximate age of the old man on the bus who refused to take my seat and instead squatted on the floor: 75
Ratio of performers to audience at the puppet show: 3:1
Times a sweet little girl told me to "Get out" when I smiled at her whilst walking around the fort: 1
Book count: 5
... the woman was wearing and we even managed to sneak a couple pictures which was pretty neat.
At this point in the afternoon our guide took us to a wonderful little restaurant where we had an awesome lunch, again overlooking a different part of the city on a rooftop that we had all to ourselves. We walked past beautiful organic vegetable markets where ladies from the countryside were selling all kinds of different vegetables and we got to try a delicious ...
We woke about 8 to the sounds of children arriving at the school next door. First thought was - what a peaceful night. It had been quiet outside, such a contrast to Jodhpur. Watched the children play in the yard and then gather for outdoor assembly culminating in the national anthem. A small line of latecomers was made to stand at the back hands together to be reprimanded by the teachers, looking very sorry for themselves. After assembly the children split into what ...
... a torch bobbing towards you whilst you're curling one out in a hole in the desert. There are some situations where aborting mission isn't quite an option and mid-**** is one of these situations. It's even worse when your colon senses the fear in your brain and gets stage fright and you're left, crouching in the sand, wondering how close you let the bobbing light get before you try ...