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India - Jaisalmer
4 - 7 November 2010
Jaisalmer, India
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After arriving in Delhi we experienced Indian train travel for the first time with a trip to Jaisalmer.
After arriving in Delhi we experienced Indian train travel for the first time with a trip to Jaisalmer.
The entire reservation system is computerized, and we bought our tickets online.
The entire reservation system is computerized, and we bought our tickets online.
Many trains run overnight, and there are three classes of sleeper carriage.
Many trains run overnight, and there are three classes of sleeper carriage.
For our first trip, we tried the most basic, which is called "sleeper".
For our first trip, we tried the most basic, which is called "sleeper".
In sleeper, you bring your own bedding.
In sleeper, you bring your own bedding.
The toilet.
The toilet.
Accommodation outside of Delhi was consistently good, and also very cheap.
Accommodation outside of Delhi was consistently good, and also very cheap.
Wandering the streets of Jaisalmer.
Wandering the streets of Jaisalmer.
Free roaming cows.
Free roaming cows.
Mmmmm...plastic. Apparently this is a real problem and at least one town banned plastic bags to try to address the situation.
Mmmmm...plastic. Apparently this is a real problem and at least one town banned plastic bags to try to address the situation.
In Jaisalmer we visted some Havelis, which are old private mansions. Some are now open to the public.
In Jaisalmer we visted some Havelis, which are old private mansions. Some are now open to the public.
Inside one of the Havelis.
Inside one of the Havelis.
This dog is sitting in an open sewer.
This dog is sitting in an open sewer.
We were in Jaisalmer during Diwali, the festival of lights.
We were in Jaisalmer during Diwali, the festival of lights.
 


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