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We were walking along a dusty Jaisalmer alley-like street when Ellen suddenly felt faint. Then she gave me this peculiar look and said, "My name is Alice."
The next thing I knew we were both sliding down a long grassy chute and wound up in wonderland.
Perched on a hill above …
... treat made from lentils that was one of our favorite dessert items that we’ve tried in India. The streets were so vibrant and walking through we really felt like it was a wonderful combination of present day India in a beautiful historical setting that made it our favorite city to walk around and just experience the sights and sounds.
That evening we headed out to another small hill opposite the fort for a beautiful view of the city to watch the ...
... with a number of little ghats and temples along the edge.
Then we drove out of town to see the Royal Cenotaphs, where the members of the royal family are interred. Beautiful memorials, and very peaceful other than some kid who insisted on being our guide and wouldn't take no for an answer. We went up to Sunset Point, where we got to watch the sun set while some kids were flying kites.
Some tea and dessert at the hotel dining room and off to bed.
... bit of shade as far as the eye could see. Lunch was a delicious cauliflower curry served with biryani rice as well as chapatti, all freshly made with ingredients brought along, and cooked over firewood (no matches or lighters involved).
After resting and trekking for another couple of hours we reached the sand dunes, watched the sun set, and scraped our plates clean of another delicious meal around a camp fire. ...
... safari squad, a solo Canadian traveler named Norris, who we all got along with very well. We ended our camel safari with sore butts and tanned skin, and after saying goodbye to our camels, we headed back to Jaisalmer to enjoy one more day off shopping and educational experiences.
We said goodbye to our safari guides at the train station, where we boarded a 17 hour overnight train to Delhi, the capital city of India.
Emily and Katie