Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Things are looking up!
We awoke bright and early to catch our tour to the desert. We were excited to be on our way. A camel safari was a big item on our list of adventures that we wanted to do in India.
Our driver was on time and we set out for the great Thar Desert of India.
The day was bright and sunny and we drove out 30 km towards the Pakistan Border.
We met our guides on the side of the road. After loading up the camels with food and water, we placed our packs on the horn of the saddle and hopped on.
Lucky we had been on camels before, because our guides didn’t give us any instructions on what to do.When a camel is about to stand, lean back and hold on. You will be tossed forward as he straightens his hind legs first.We were happy to see that we had 4 camels and two guides.
It looked like we made the right decision booking with the Hotel Shiva Guys.
That is until our jeep left. We started walking with one of our guides whose name is Bilal. He didn’t hop on a camel, he walked in front of us holding the reigns. It was just us, two of our four camels and Bilal.
We asked him why our other guide Allep wasn’t coming along with the other camels. Bilal said that he would be along shortly. So we walked for a while being led by Bilal wondering what was going on...
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