Getting off of a scam tour
My first camel riding adventure did not take place in Morocco, Egypt or Mongolia… it took place last year in India! Deep in the Rajasthan region where the environment is arid and hot, you can see these Quasimodo animals as native to the region as cows pulling wagons.
When we arrived, Kul took us to our hotel to drop our bags. The place was clean, but bland and soul-less. A standard non-descript budget hotel. There were three twin -sized beds spaced out in the room. Lame. I gave up my bed to Kul and decided to stay with Regina, instead. She wasn’t [...]
Many animals in India are considered sacred. At Deshnok’s Rat Temple, I had to walk barefoot over sacred rat pee and sacred rat poop which at the time was the only option that allowed me to witness millions of rats…
Rajasthan: Jaipur, Deshnok, Jaisalmer
Seeing the Rajasthan region through a plate of glass while flying itinerary-speed across the highway is a blur. It’s as romantic as the music in our driver, Kul’s car. North Indian highways have all types of traffic Rajasthan, being Northern India, is shrouded mostly in desert. Sand, dry heat, arid landscape, farming … and [...]