Hotel Rang Mahal
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... and we were greeted by Amor. Even though it was 5:30 he was full of the joys of spring and gave us a very enthusiastic welcome, he took us to our hotel and showed us to a room we could get some sleep in until our room was ready.
Jaisalmer is known as the 'Golden City' and when were on the roof having breakfast later that morning we could see why, the whole city looked like it had been built from sand! From the rooftop we had great view of the fort (yes, another one)! ...
... His village people generally have 10 children or so, non are educated. They all start work young and marry young, they save up for a camel if they can - £250 approx I gather for a starter camel. In the summer the tourists dry up - the desert heat is 65 deg and they struggle. He goes to Jaisalmer 2-3 x per year only. He had no complaints about his life and didn’t seem to want to be anywhere else. He had a really badly infected finger which was obviously really ...
... to Jaisalmer and made my way to the main bus station by autorickshaw for 100 Rs. The price value of the 2 fares just didn't make sense at all. It is a bit like my AUD$60 taxi fare from city to Melbourne airport for a AUD$50 single domestic flight to Tasmania. Go figure!
The 5.5 hours bus journey through the dry arid desert started quite comfortably. An hour into the ride, the bus had to rescue all passengers ...
... he applied lip balm and donned a sleep mask. Everybody likes a polite young man, and this chap excelled in not wanting to disturb the comfort of his travel companions. As well as the carriage being air conditioned, there were two great big ruddy fans on the ceiling, directed at the top bunk. He stayed up there for a couple of hours or so. The train became cooler and Mike suggested we switch the fans off. Generally feeling warmer than most, I said I ...
... chick peas from their farm. Have to take another walk, to the lake with Ghats for feeding the giant catfish. Hot as hell. On the way back pop into a local museum, private by one individual, on local culture. 40 minute puppet show. All the blah blah shops sell puppets, so we have to go. Very good show. Final puppet half man half woman, it flips over. Not really child viewing. ...