Mirvana Nature Resort And Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Today we had a leisurely start before heading west towards our next stop at Sodakore. The road was relatively good but had its usual share of “interesting” drivers and wandering cows – though not many camels (possibly because many are enroute to the annual camel fair at Pushkar which can attract 200,000 people and 50,000 camels …
Jaisalmer is called the golden city because all of the buildings are made out of sandstone which turn a beautiful golden colour when the sun hits them. I like this place the best so far. It's no where near as dirty as Delhi or Bikaner but it's soo dusty (we're in the middle of the Thar desert). There's quite a large military presence here as we're only 80km from the Pakistan border. This morning we went for a tour around Jaisalmer ...
... the guides get the camels to sit down and I got Raju to sit. Conclusion I am an excellent camel driver probably a better camel driver than car driver. It was a good laugh. Once we were back at the hotel who looked after our bags and also let us take a shower despite the fact we were leaving we sorted out our stuff, took a walk and got a tuk tuk to another overnight train this time a bit more prepared for the cold. The train was ontime and we were on our way to our next ...
... asked for. Getting hard hearted in my old age and my negotiating skills have improved markedly after a few days shopping here. Lilu took us on our last ride down to the station where we found the train ready and waiting. Boarding was quick and easy and we find four French tourists sitting opposIte. Sorted out the bags and set ourselves up for an 11 hour journey arriving in Jaipur at 4 am. We've arranged a pick up and for our rooms ...
... the culprit scurrying away in the sand - a small translucent scorpion. Though this specific type of scorpion was not poisonous, Heather still took them both to the hospital as a precaution, leaving the rest of the group in the middle of the desert with our guides. Luckily our guides were still smiling as they set up a ground tarp to keep scorpions out, and even tucked some of us in.
The rest of the safari passed without further incident, aside from a new member ...