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Camel Safari in India

INDIA | Sat, 1 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [1599]

“Ha!!!!!!!!! T he is checking you out. Look at him – Oh T… he is giving you the stare down.” James was beyond excited about my hot desert date with Papu. Meet  Kalu, Lalu and Papu:  Kalu: Kalu ... Read more >

Tags: budget travel, camel, camping, desert, safari, thar dessert, travel, travel

My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Sat, 17 Mar 2012 | By foot21583 | Views [564] | Scholarship Entry

Travelling through the South Gobi in Mongolia, ironically I saw that in a way, the nomadic rural lifestyle helps breed more “neighbourliness” and social bonding than in a cramped city. Utilizing camels instead of jeeps, we had to stay overnight ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, ger, gobi, mongolia, nomad family, tent, travel writing scholarship 2012

Jordan - a brilliant place to spend a holiday

JORDAN | Thu, 2 Feb 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [2490] | Comments [2]

In June 2010 we spent two terrific weeks in Jordan. NB when you arrive in Jordan airport you have to pay for a visa stamp for your passport. You then have to get the first stamp rubber stamped at another desk. Make sure you do this. We didn't, and ... Read more >

Tags: aqaba, bedouin, camel, dead sea, jerash, jordan, mosaic, petra, roman, wadi rum

Jordan by camel

JORDAN | Fri, 21 Oct 2011 | By col_n_sue | Views [510]

The trip to Petra today was amazing but exhausting.  Much more there than we expected. On this trip we have now ridden on horse (today at Petra) Camel (On the way to our bedouin sleepover in the desert at Wadi Rum) Donkey (at Luxor - my eyes still ... Read more >

Tags: camel

Camels, pyramids & culture

EGYPT | Mon, 21 Jun 2010 | By drmitch | Views [1685]

We had a big day ahead of us so after an early breakfast we headed over to Giza with our local guide, Dina, to check out the famous pyramids and Sphinx. It was surreal to see the Great Pyramid looming out of the haze over the buildings ... Read more >

Tags: cairo museum, camel, pyramid, sphinx, train

Rats in the temple, camels in the lab - Bikaner

INDIA | Sun, 9 Aug 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [2502]

  Many guesthouses in India have telephones but seem rarely to deem it appropriate to answer them. Thus I arrived in Bikaner train station undecided as to where to go because nowhere would pick up the phone. As I was giving the hotel one more chance ... Read more >

Tags: camel, rat, temple

Camels and gypsies in the Jaisalmer desert

INDIA | Wed, 5 Aug 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [5090] | Comments [2]

The combination of sleeping aids did their job, much to my surprise, but I found myself waking up in Jaisalmer to the din of hundreds of touts and rickshaw wallahs shouting in through the bus windows. I never enjoy this part of travelling but you just ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, fort, tour

whirlwind-tour complete!

INDIA | Wed, 27 Aug 2008 | By anuon2r | Views [1104]

okay, so we've arrived in delhi, back from our Rajastan-tour yesterday. It was a lot. After Udaipur, we went back north to Pushkar (close to Ajmer), a city famous for its camels, and the trade of camels and the tourists on the camels... I think you get ... Read more >

Tags: camel, delhi, pushkar, relaxation

Thar Desert. 'Doors to Pakistan'

INDIA | Thu, 15 May 2008 | By lillylilla | Views [2443] | Comments [1]

Namaste. Mid afternoon here... I came back from the Thar Desert this morning after a whole day riding a camel called Shalya or so which means balance/equilibre. Isn't it funny?  This is the meaning a word, I asked to a chinese woman to write down ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, goat, india, jaisalmer, pakistan, rajasthan, safari, sand dunes, thar desert


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