Travels in India

Matt Welsh

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Jaiselmer

After Khajuraho we flew back to Delhi and the next day to Jodhpur, in the state of Rajasthan - the extreme West of India, near the border with Pakistan. From Jodphur we hopped on a bus to Jaiselmer, 5 hours away, one of the most beautiful and captivating cities I have ever seen. Jaiselmer is situtated in the Thar Desert, a barren landscape with little vegetation and blaring sun, and boasts an incredible fort situated at the top of a hill. Inside the fort are countless homes, temples, and havelis (old mansions) - like something right out of Arabian Nights. This is a view out over the old city of Jaiselmer from the fort.


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