Can you Blog without a Picture?

It has somehow happened that I have no access to my pictures folders for the past few days and I am finding it extremely difficult to blog. Now when did this happened? At least consciously I didn’t realize that I will find it so difficult to write anything without a picture or a video. I … Read more

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Kuldhara- The Ghost Town from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

I know this is a long post but I present Kuldhara Village in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan as a part of Skywatch Friday. I managed to stay for 2 nights and 3 days at Jaisalmer courtesy Suryagarh Hotel. I was quite excited about the sand dunes in Jaisalmer but I had not even heard of Kuldhara Village … Read more

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Lakhmana Sand Dunes: An Experience with Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

When I knew I would go to Jaisalmer, I was quite excited about the sand dunes. These days I have developed a tendency to sulk if I do not get good light to take pictures. So when I go to know at Suryagarh that we were visiting the Lakhmana Sand Dunes and stay there till … Read more

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Lakhmana Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

The plan today was to write about my sand dune experiences arranged by Suryagarh at a site called Lakhmana. The name Lakhmana comes from the colony of the camel owners which is close by. I have a few photographs that capture the experiences from the sand dunes but just did not get the time today. … Read more

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Meeting Manvendra Singh Shekhawat at Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

Google Manvendra Singh Shekhawat and chances are you would find more images and stories from his modeling days with Gladrags rather than being the owner of Suryagarh, Jaisalmer. I met him first over the lunch at Nosh, the coffee shop at Suryagarh. We were in a group and all of us had questions for him, … Read more

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When did you Last Kept Still for an Hour and Did Nothing?

When was the last time you lay down for an hour and you were awake? OK tossing and turning is not counted. I did it today morning at Rait, the spa at Suryagarh, Jaisalmer. I went for a Bliss Bali massage and it was sheer bliss to be pampered for an hour while the mind just thought of … Read more

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Ladies with a Big Nose Ring, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

  I had a great day at Jaisalmer. After a hearty breakfast at Suryagarh we headed out to the city and spent a lot of time in the fort area. While we were walking, I spotted these two ladies and it was their nose rings that attracted me. They were quite happy with their mobile … Read more

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A Quick Hi from Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

  This is where I am writing the post from, Suryagarh, Jaisalmer. I reached Jodhpur in the morning and had a nice ride to Jaisalmer in a Tata Aria. In the evening the plans are to go to the sand dunes. I am quite excited about that. Tomorrow is for the city tour and day … Read more

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