Hotel Roop Mahal
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Fantastic value. Very clean. Would definitely stay here again.
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We reached Jaisalmer after a pleasant half-day of driving with Ipal, the manager of Jagdamba. He parked his Ford outside of his cousin's guesthouse. Our bags were taken up to a large room overlooking a slice of the Jaisalmer’s gold sandstone buildings and the glorious, honey-colored Jaisalmer Fort.
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... there. We had one knife for everything. It doesn't get more basic than that. Haman usually made chi tea and chapati to. We played cards, read and ate bhang cookies. Rahman wanted me to become his business partner. I could just imagine having to go back to Canada because Ive spent all my money on camels. Haha Please put this on your list of things to do, it's quite ...
... stars, the six of us crammed onto a cart holding beds and bedding. Pulled by a camel we were taken back to the sand, this time by moonlight... The moon was stunning, particularly in the darkness, and looked so big. It was an enjoyable night, despite the sand and an on/off cold chill. In fact I don't think I've ever felt so sandy in my entire life, nor has my camera. The amount of sand I'm bringing to Jodhpur with me will be plenty for to exfoliate ...
... Once it was dark we made our way back down to a delicious dinner - curry, vegetables, rice, naan - everything you could imagine, all cooked right there in the desert! And, of course, there were a few beers to wash it down with.
The night was great fun, with the entire group getting to know each other better, there were a lot of laughs, a lot of drinks, almost a fight and most of all A LOT of stars! I have never seen so many stars as I did that night, it ...
... young guide. A senior camelman appeared and we shared the issues, and with a feeling that perhaps some lessons had been learnt (on both sides) we headed back and said farewell to guide Roger, Mr Rocket (Roger's camel) and Johnny Walker (my camel).
Despite the minor problems, we had a really great time and hope that young Roger got something out of it to. We gave him a reasonable tip too; he is probably wondering how much it could have been if everything had gone smoothly!