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Jaisalmer… once more

“You are going to Jaisalmer for a weekend? To experience monsoons there?” asks my brother, his bemusement loud and clear over phone. “Yes,” I reply. “Last I knew, Jaisalmer was a desert and it doesn’t rain there,&#...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 8, 2013

On the Haunted Trail with Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

What would you say if someone offered to take you on a night trail to the haunted places around Jaisalmer? Well there were a Fortuner full of women bloggers (invited by Suryagarh) agreed to give it a try, your’s truly being one of them. We were...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 8, 2013

Sky Watch Friday- The Royal Cenotaphs at Barabagh, Jaisalmer

I visited Jaisalmer recently on invitation from Suryagarh. We went on a temple trail which included the lesser known temples of the region like Navdungar temple. But it also included the royal cenotaphs at Barabagh. The skies were moody on the day as...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 8, 2013

Monsoon Magic with Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

When someone says Rajasthan what is the image that comes to your mind? When I traveled to Jaipur for the first time in 1990 (where did the time go?) what I saw was not what I expected from the desert. Jaipur had trees and the ‘real’ deser...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 6, 2013

A Quick Hello From Suryagarh and Jaisalmer

My trip to Suryagarh is now about to come to an end. I have been to Jaisalmer twice, and twice it has been on invitation from Suryagarh. I think as far as Jaisalmer is considered I am spoiled for life, staying around in such luxury and sigh seeing wi...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 5, 2013

Camel Safari Travel Packages

Camel Safari Duration : 16 Nights / 17 Days Destinations : Delhi -Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Badabagh – Baisakhai – Ramkunda – Roopse – Ludharva -Chatrayil – Kanoi – Masoordi – Jeseir...

The unique wall art of Jaisalmer

All guidebooks and people who have visited Jaisalmer rave about its beautiful golden fort, the grand havelis, camel rides, sunset among the dunes, its Jain temples, cenotaphs, etc. But none (at least I haven’t come across any) talk about the u...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 1, 2013

The unique wall art of Jaisalmer

All guidebooks and people who have visited Jaisalmer rave about its beautiful golden fort, the grand havelis, camel rides, sunset among the dunes, its Jain temples, cenotaphs, etc. But none (at least I haven’t come across any) talk about the u...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 1, 2013

Images of India - 14

A glimpse of heritage monument of India in black and white. Other posts will give you more details about this monument. Jain Temple inside Jaisalmer Fort [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!
by My Indian Travel on Jun 11, 2013

The creepy & beautiful cenotaphs of Rajasthan

It is an hour to sunset when I arrive at Devi Kund Sagar in Bikaner that February evening. I have just arrived from Mumbai earlier that day and this is one of the first sites I am visiting in Bikaner. … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on May 27, 2013

The creepy & beautiful cenotaphs of Rajasthan

It is an hour to sunset when I arrive at Devi Kund Sagar in Bikaner that February evening. I have just arrived from Mumbai earlier that day this is one of the first sites I am visiting in Bikaner. Never … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on May 27, 2013

Rajasthan Panchayati Raj LDC Jaisalmer Merit list | Rajasthan Panchayati Raj LDC Cut off Merit List Jaisalmer

Rajasthan Panchayati Raj LDC Jaisalmer Merit list | Rajasthan Panchayati Raj LDC Cut off Merit List Jaisalmer(Very Soon ) Welcome to Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Lower Division clerk (LDC) recruitment 2013. Here you can get updates about Pancha...
by jaitaran on May 22, 2013

The abandoned, cursed and haunted village of Kuldhara

For reasons that I cannot really explain, ruins fascinate me. Their history, the people who lived there, their beliefs, their art, culture, their life and their ultimate downfall never fails to interest and fascinate me. While in Jaisalmer, I heard &...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 21, 2013

The abandoned, cursed and haunted village of Kuldhara

For reasons that I cannot really explain, ruins fascinate me. Their history, the people who lived there, their beliefs, their art, culture, trade, and their ultimate downfall never fails to interest and fascinate me. While in Jaisalmer, I heard about...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 21, 2013

Museum Treasure: The bearded Rama

It is quite fascinating how popular culture, iconography and art shape, influence and reiterate perception, both consciously and unconsciously. Anything that is different from the familiar is either missed or dismissed as a gimmick. In rare cases it...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 18, 2013

Museum Treasure: The bearded Rama

It is quite fascinating how popular culture, iconography and art shape, influence and reiterate perception, both consciously and unconsciously. Anything that is different from the familiar is either missed or dismissed as a gimmick. In rare cases it...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 18, 2013

The wood fossil park at Akal

“I want to go to the Wood Fossil Park at Akal.” I am at my hotel’s reception in Jaisalmer and am trying to work out an itinerary for the day with Sushil, the car driver-cum-guide arranged for me by the … Continue reading ͛...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 15, 2013

Forts of Rajasthan – 2: The golden fort of Jaisalmer

“I don’t think it looks like an arrow-head,” said the man. “Well, the audio guide says that it is in the shape of an arrow-head. The guide-book also says so. Maybe we are missing something, “said the woman. I came …...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 11, 2013

Forts of Rajasthan – 2: The golden fort of Jaisalmer

“I don’t think it looks like an arrow-head,” said the man. “Well, the audio guide says that it is in the shape of an arrow-head. The guide-book also says so. Maybe we are missing something, “said the woman. I came …...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 11, 2013

The havelis of Jaisalmer

Sometimes words are not enough to describe experiences; seeing Jaisalmer’s famous havelis (mansions) was one such experience. It was one of those moments when time just seemed to freeze, and only the mesmerising sight before you is in focus. Im...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 7, 2013


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