We have trouble getting a train to mumbai and have to wait 2 days to get the next available train. Time for a bang lassie! We go to a cheap food place near the clock tower on central jodhpur. Tilly and i each have a lassie £1.75 each! We dont expect alot..........then it blew our brains out! I have been known to have sampled a few illigal natural remedies before, but this was so much more than that. For 5 hours tilly and i had to hide in our room ar the h...
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The camels and camel guides arrive and I suddenly realise how big and bad natured the camels are. We climb on and somehow keep our balance as the camels get up. Once we get going I realise how comfortable these beasts are! If it wasn't for tillys camel constantly s***ting I would be a very happy boy. The desert Is amazing. It looks barren then you crest a dune and a little village is hidden in a dip. They way these people live and sustain the environment is...
Tilly is so excited she has to go for a wee in some bushes in the desert, there are only 50 or so kids around. See pic of her walking back.
We are traveling by train (apparently 2nd class!) from Jaipur to Jodpur and it's been a real experience. There is no way the old woman in my seat is going to move and a whole family seem to be living in tillys seat, they don't appear to understand but they do. We find seats and tell anyone who's seat we are in they can get our seats free if they want us to move....glad I'm bigger than pretty much every Indian we have met. The cockroaches and mice seem to be ha...
We get to the hotel and the room is really cool. After a long day all I want to do is lie down but Tilly shouts at me to stay standing till she has photographed the room, this takes a really long time! What a woman. We sleep only 7 hours before we are up for our camel trek. The shower doesn't work, the guy comes up, fiddles with the taps and Tilly and I are lucky enough to bathe in a Luke warm trickle. Tilly is no longer going to be choosing the hotels!