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Ikram insists on taking us to "tourist" restaurants but the food has been good and perhaps not a bad idea while we acclimatize to the local food. Our hotel Rana Villa was nice, although slow service in the restaurant. Good thing we are on holidays! Good lassi.
We have a guide for most of the day, who comes prepaid with our tour package. Satasi is a native to Jaisalmer, and an easy going nice fellow unless you happen to be a hawker trying to force us to ...
... were off - veritable ships of the desert swaying slowly along. Not the most comfortable of seats especially without stirrups, but OK until you reached a downslope which felt very precarious. We were asked how long we wanted to be out and elected for a fairly short ride of about 30-40 minutes, basically a circuit around. Not a gret deal to see except an eagle sitting in a bush who flew up and away as we neared. Very big and quite majestic. Several beetles we thought ...
... something a bit untoward and I think he tried for another maul as I went back down the stairs. So many different kinds of gross. Some people should have their fingers chewed off by a rabid monkey.
Apart from that one gropey guard, city palace is a slightly pricey but pretty cool way to kill a couple of hours because they have a free ...
... was almost no English spoken in the homes, so communication was tricky, but positive relationships were certainly developing by the end of the stay, particularly with the children of the families. Our team had hopes of getting to play a more active role in assisting with family chores and farm work, but as the farming season is coming to a close and most of the harvest already complete there was little to be done in the fields. The girls spent some time helping to ...
... chunk - so we’re up a few times to the bushes. Woken at 5am by a prairie dog trying to pull off my bedding. Freaked + but he ran off as soon as I shouted at him. I am a wuss.
The next morning woke to sunrise and cool dawn, boiled eggs and toast with fruit and another 1hr camel ride back to the jeep. Finished with a camel race - Rob’s bottom really sore now!
Back to the hotel and found my supply of meds and dressings to send back to ...