Hotel Pol Haveli
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... so far. The city is based around the living fort of Jaislamer. Many people (and cows) still live within the ancient walls, and it is an incredible sight to see. I absolutely loved the architecture; you feel as though you will see Aladdin flying above you on his carpet. The neutral coloured, square homes are piled on top of each other haphazardly. Intricately carved temples sit beside piles of motorcycles and the tiny streets are jammed with colourful saris, scarves and carvings for ...
The hotel car delivered us to Jodhpur station for the 5 o'clock train and a porter manfully trolled our bags to platform A2 - we had to cross the tracks to avoid a high bridge which was interesting. Unsurprisingly the train was delayed and we waited on the platform till about 6 watching the stations most populous inhabitants scurry about (see photo). Just as with the blasting of horns by cars and rickshaws, the trains passing through ...
... was a small traditional telescope that was set up to view the Fort. We left the Havelli (after some vendors tried to sell us some more stuff and informed Doug that he may be Punjabi) and headed to a restaurant for lunch where we had some lovely Thalis. A thali is an Indian meal that is served on a large silver platter and is usually a small amount of rice, some bread and several curries and dhal to mix and eat. Sometimes it also comes with a drink and/or a ...
... drinks and children dancing and singing for us for a few rupees. We happily entertained the children. After dinner at the camp with some other backpackers, we headed back out to the desert in the dead of night on a camel cart. It was slightly eerie due to the silence and pitch blackness of the desert. However, the silence was promptly broken by the camel breaking wind! We spent a very cold night under the stars - one of the most amazing experiences ...
... return to my room to work on this blog, but with poor internet connection, I was getting nowhere; so I found an internet cafe and managed to complete 2 entries. In the early evening we all met at the rooftop resto to watch the sun set and to celebrate Gary's 50th birthday, with a glass of Indian wine and some cake. We finished up the evening at an Italian restaurant (food was very salty and pasta overcooked) and another birthday cake for ...