Rules for a Fast

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India – Nikki and I went shopping today and we headed back towards the larger havelis to have another look. On this visit, we went up into the roof and noticed we could climb onto the next haveli over the rooftop. We decided it added a sense of adventure, so we went through […]

DIY Restaurant – Indian Style

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India – We met Nikki and headed into the city to get some breakfast. Our restaurant of choice was on the roof of this building overlooking once of the streets with a blank head balanced on two poles serving as our roof. So pleasant in the morning […]

Back from Safari

Camel Safari, Outside Jaisalmer, India – March, How did that happen! Have we really been traveling that long! A bit dawn and breakfast in bed again before getting ready for the morning ride to the next village. As we were getting up on our camels, Nikki has got […]

Camping in the Desert & Losing Rich

Camel Safari, Jaisalmer Desert, India – We woke up as the sun rose not like we were not already up but it was too cold to come out from under the blanket, so we just sat there talking to each other while the driver started the fire to […]

Rendezvous on the Camel Safari

Camel Safari, Jaisalmer Desert, India – I packed my bag pack and after buying the essentials for a desert camel safari: water, oranges, pot cookies and chocolate. I met the jeep driver and was off. I was in a jeep heading out through the desert to intercept and link up […]

Jaisalmer Music Man

Indian Express 26. February.93 — Headline: Lathis, gas, and water cannon foiled BJP rally.

Article text: Scores were injured in pitched battles on the streets with security men firing rubber bullets, raining lathis, and repeatingly tear gasing people in different parts of […]

Jaisalmer: The Gem of Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India – Our train arrived this morning where we grabbed a free jeep-cab for a ride to the gates of the fort; we were headed for a hotel actually inside the fort at the centre of town. We entered the fort and all of a sudden this feeling of […]

A Day in Jodhpur

Ranakpur to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India – We woke up and walked outside to admire the temple and take yet more photographs before embarking on our journey to Jodhpur. We checked out of our room and when Rich asked the clerk how much the room was, his response was “As you please.” Rich […]

Ranakpur Temple, Rajasthan

Ranakpur, Rajasthan, India – Woke up early this a.m. in Udiapur and I grabbed a rickshaw over to the post office to get rid of my swords. On the way over to the post office I noticed most shops and businesses were closed and when I queried this fact, my driver told me that […]

A Day in Udaipur

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India – We were up relatively early and as we were walking though town we were befriended by a ten year old boy. Now when I say befriended we didn’t befriend him – he latched onto us and followed us around all morning offering to take us to his art school. The […]