Gateway Hotel Rawalkot Jaisalmer
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... local designs and fabrics - with the usual selling afterwards of course ! OMG we now have an afternoon off, three hours to sit back at the hotel, that's the first time since we started our tour. Time to sit around the pool .... As I caught up with Donna she was sat in the sunshine around the pool having a foot massage - what a life ! Early evening saw us down in the centre of town again with another rooftop restaurant, a beautiful place. The evening meal again was wonderful ...
... it. Only one person can be designated as the "toucher" (the rest are just blocking for him/her), and if you fall, you're out. After a couple of rounds, it ended up being six of us foreigners versus the four Indian guys (luckily we did win most of the rounds). They placed mattresses and blankets on the sand for us, and we slept out under the stars, with the sand whipping over us. It was an amazing experience to be out there--it felt so far from ...
... dance night. My dread was lessened because they had a bar set up. A group of young Indian couples had arrived by this stage, so there were about 10 of us sitting on mats around the circle stage. A traditional band started playing and the young couples went nuts. In between puffing on their shisha and drinking beers, they were dancing and singing like it was a Bollywood flick. After about 4 songs, a tall woman in traditional dress appeared from behind the ...
... up after the long train ride. After lunch we headed out on a city walking tour. Our guide showed us various carved building, the painted signs indicating weddings and the Jian temples we could go in tomorrow. Then we snaked to a look out point where you could see the maharajas house and all of the buildings around Jaisalmer. Then we explored some havelis which are beautiful. We even went into one which was owned formally by the prime minister. I bought a small cow souviner ...
... to have chai. A much more enjoyable, heart warming experience than the previous day's village.
Before leaving Jaisalmer the following day, Carl was approached by an Argentinean guy asking if he wanted to play football, of course he said yes, and it turned out to be against the local police force at their living quarters. A few once in a lifetime experiences in two days!
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