Ratan Palace Hotel
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... against Stacey.
Would highly recommend visiting this place for a couple of nights, especially the camels which were an amazing experience. Tucking into curry on the sand dunes under the moonlight and stars was an incredible experience.
Our next stop will be Jodhpur, a city they call the "blue city." Only a 5 hour train journey this time, we have stocked up on crisps and biscuits.
Stacey and Ben x
... this area, obviously camels.
Its quite an experience zipping along at three figure speeds, only to encounter a camel suddenly darting from the bushes and blissfully crossing the road. In the end this was one of the nicest roads to drive on, but also the one requiring the utmost caution.
As the sun was setting, I arrived in Jaisalmer and drove on further into the desert to stay in a desert camp. That’s tomorrow’s story.
Morning comes and we are greeted by thick thick fog. It seems we were very lucky yesterday to arrive on time! Wow, some times things just fall into place. A walk around the fort looking at the palaces that are amazing. This is a much lower pressure place. The people are so friendly and helpful, quite a contrast from the India we have seen so far. The handicraft is wonderful, the leather goods particularly. Be careful of quality. Best to buy things outside the fort precinct. The ...
... was amusing and a rare to find simplicity.....
He walked the camel through the desert until we reached the isolated dunes. Dune bashing on 4wx in Dubai was one thing, but the slow bashing on a camel back, with Rajasthani folk fare was The real experience!! The next one hour he trailed us through the dunes, tall and flat, high and low, forming wavy patterns undefined. We got off the camel backs and wandered through the dunes, until nothing was in sight except the mirage. ...