Travel Blogs from Jodhpur
... and later, had lunch with the other volunteers. That afternoon, I decided to head into town. I walked across the bridge and caught a Tuk Tuk to the clock tower. I wandered around for over two hours and returned sweaty and tired to the guesthouse in time for dinner. This morning, having called the man of the Veerni Project again to discuss another meeting time, I finally met with him at eleven thirty in his office. He told me more about the project ...
... and all still worked. An almost all of them could be used by the culturally important astrologers that would tell you if you are compatible with your partner, to when the difficult period of your life would be to all the other things that diviners would divine.
A short bus ride later, we got to the palace of the winds, which was a palace mainly for the queens during some of the seasons and for them to look out on processions. It had a ...
We were less lucky with the company on our second overnight train from Jaisalmer to jodhpur. Oli was greeted to his sleeper berth by an old overweight indian woman opposite him ******* directly into his face. The mental scars from this might never fade.. Jen thought it was the sound of the train coming off its rails (yes it was that loud) but the smell to follow confirmed Olis fears. When we arrived we were greeted by a bloke who walked us the 10min to our ...
... museum with lots of old weapons, clothing and carriages. They had some old canons set up along the fort walls and you could even see old canon ball marks in the walls of the gates as you enter. It was really nice to walk around and we got an audio guide to help us get a bit of background so it was pretty interesting. I also just learned that The Dark Knight Rises was filmed at this fort as well, which is pretty cool! Ill have to watch it again to see if I recognize ...
... downside was the fact that the club had to close at 11pm due to law. Apparently the government prefer to not allow Indians the chance to get drunk so that brawls over religion don't break out (because that actually happens quite often). I guess we learn something new every day, even when out clubbing.
Even though our trip was short, it was very sweet and full of life changing experiences which, of course, we appreciate any time. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool