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we have good internet access in Jodhpur so I will hurry up and upload the pictures in order to avoid the complaints!
We encounter all types of things on the road (Pics 1& 2) and I am still trying to figure out the significance of #2! An important aspect of our daily routine is the chai (Indian tea) stop after 2 hours …
... you read correctly. Opium is still in very wide use here, while being partly illegal. Addicts can get government subsidized opium, while others has to obtain it in less legal manners. The man in the turban is consuming opium. Here opium is not smoked, but drunk in a sort of tea ceremony, without the tea. Marijuana is also legal ...
... from Jodphur, Mandore was the old capital and has a beautiful garden (full of monkeys) and some mausoleums for the old rulers. We needed to get a local bus out there, so we started walking down the main road, looking for the right bus stop. A bus then pulled over and the conductor hanging off the side told us to get on....we said that we didn't know where he was going....he just shouted "Mandore, Mandore"..,,,,good enough for ...
... pack up and bus to the location where our camels awaited us.
It felt like we were all 12 year olds waiting for Christmas morning to arrive while driving in jeeps to meet our new furry one humped friends. With the glow of the hot sand we finally got to see our new mode of transportation. These camels were massive and all ready outfitted in multi coloured blankets and saddles for us to ride. Let me just say the getting up and down from a camel hump ...
I'm finishing up my blog today with a post that covers our last day in Jodphur and all of our days in Udaipur. Then I will have a postscript post of pictures taken by one of my traveling companions, Roger Geller, who does an amazing job of capturing people, so you can get a small glimpse of the people we have come into contact with. Our last morning in Jodphur we hired two jeeps to take us to three nearby Bishnois villages (1/2 hour away). the first ...