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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

Jaisalmer – Desert cities and camel trekking

The first thing you’ll notice is that Jaisalmer mainly exists within a fort. The fort itself looks like a spitting image of an epic sandcastle. It makes you wonder whether the whole idea of a bucket mould for a sandcastle came from this very pl...
by ladventurers on Mar 26, 2013

Dear Rajasthan…

Yesterday my boss walked into my room to find me staring out of my office window and apparently lost in my own thoughts. He waited a while before clearing his throat and saying, “Thinking about that Rajasthan Trip of yours … Continue read...
by My Favourite Things on Mar 17, 2013

Jain Temples, Jaisalmer

Within the Golden Fort walls in Jaisalmer, there are seven beautifully carved Jain Temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries. The cluster of temples is connected by a series of corridors and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by My Indian Travel on Mar 17, 2013

Dear Rajasthan…

Yesterday my boss walked into my room to find me staring out of my office window and apparently lost in my own thoughts. He waited a while before clearing his throat and saying, “Thinking about that Rajasthan Trip of yours … Continue read...
by My Favourite Things on Mar 17, 2013

Highlights of Jaisalmer Tours

Nicknamed “The Golden City”, Jaisalmer is situated in the erstwhile princely province of Rajasthan, India.  The city standing on the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is crowned with a yellowish sandstone fort, namely the Jaisalmer Fort.&n...

Desert Festival Jaisalmer India

One of the most popular festival in Rajasthan, it is a journey into the heart of the desert, the golden city of Jaisalmer, a veritable feast for the senses. Jaisalmer Desert Festival is all about camel races, polo matches, puppeteers, jugglers, men w...
by Latest IT World on Feb 18, 2013

Rajasthan one state many world

Who says that a successful travel means spending your time in the company of your friends? Even you can also enjoy your leisure time with your family while traveling around several destinations of India. Amongst several destinations of India, Rajasth...
by Best Tour Operator In India on Feb 2, 2013

Colorful Skies- Sunset at Jaisalmer sand dunes

Jaisalmer is a wild desert and vast district in the state of Rajasthan. I went on a camel ride and by the time I reached the deep inside the dunes it was sunset time! My camel decided to sit and take some rest. Hardly people were around and the sunse...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jan 25, 2013

The Colors of Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Known as “The Golden City” of India and immortalized by Satyajit Ray in his film “Sonar Kella”, Jaisalmer has been the bastion of the Bhati Rajputs, guarding the Western Frontiers of India for centuries. The characteristic whi...
by Shadows Galore on Jan 8, 2013

India – temple, camile si povesti (I)

Dupa sase ani umblati prin patruzeci de tari de pe patru continente, Iunia Pasca a gasit, in sfarsit, ragaz pentru a asterne, intr-o carte, lumea vazuta prin ochii ei. Pentru ca in fiecare tara Iunia a gasit o bucatica din ea, calatoria prin lume a...
by Imperator travel on Jan 3, 2013

India – temple, camile si povesti (II)

“Titlul de Domnul Desert nu mi l-am oferit eu, ci mi-a fost oferit de guvernul Indiei acum mai bine de douazeci de ani. Era in 1988, cand guvernul, pentru a promova turismul in zona aceasta, a organizat pentru prima data un concurs de frumusete in...
by Imperator travel on Jan 3, 2013

There Shall Have Been Jaisalmer

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by Cholche, Jibon on Dec 22, 2012

Rajasthan… Ultimate tourist destination

Among all the varied tourist attractions of India Rajasthan is perhaps the most sought after tourist place. Rajasthan is not only the largest state of India which is also known as the Land of Kings but is also most favored tourist destination. It pro...
by Tourist Places on Dec 8, 2012

Sleeping Sadhus & Begging Babas in India {-} part of my Interesting People Series

Sadhus, aka Indian Holy Men, are among the most colorful people in the entire country. Here are three of the most vibrant I have found in 6+ months in India.read more >>...

Rajasthan Heritage Tour – Maaray saathay Rajasthan padharo sa!

October is approaching. From this time of the year till about March, Rajasthan will have a charm of its own: with the desert sun not so intense and the hills becoming clothed in green once again after the monsoons, the … Continue reading →...
by India Travel Blog on Oct 7, 2012

Riding a Possessed Camel in Jaisalmer

I’ve always felt that the greatest thing the invention of the automobile has done for us is eliminate the need to sit on top of a wild animal and try to get it to do what we want. I do realize that many people actually enjoy riding horses or ot...
by Funny Travel Stories on Aug 25, 2012

I Will Pose for You!

This was from the January trip to Jaisalmer. The long shadow is mine and the good camel posed for me with a smile.
by Travel Tales from India on Mar 23, 2012

Interested in Exploring WildLife? Check this Out

A Workshop in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Mount Abu will explore wildlife in diverse habitats and educate people about reptiles, snake bite and management and their prevention. Age group : Above 18 years When  : May 8 2012 to May 23 2012 For Details Cal...

More from Jaisalmer Streets

Saw this yawning camel near the Gadisar Lake, it was available for hire but we of course walked. No, this picture was not clicked around Holi, I clicked it in January at Jaisalmer. So I was curious why these colors? I asked my guide about it. He inqu...
by Travel Tales from India on Mar 6, 2012


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