Jaisalmser, India Part II

Apr 21, 2013

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Here we are in Jaisalmer, the second day!  The main reason we went to Jaisalmer in the first place was to take a two day camel ride through the Thar Desert. We hopped on a pair of camels and rode East towards Pakistan, trotting through desert villages and sand dunes. We ate under trees on blankets and slept on the sand around a camp fire and the open night sky.  To read more about me adventures there, read my post HERE!
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My camel, Papaya!
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Check out the man in the corner- that's how huge some of the dunes were!
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Our camel guides rustling up dinner
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After the journey, we had a day left to wander around town before our next night bus, so here's a day worth of pictures :)
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Where we had breakfast
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The ceiling of a restaurant
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Where we payed after our meal haha
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Stayed tuned for our next stop, Jodhpur- aka the Blue City!


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64 comments :

  1. Fantastic pictures -- what an adventure you are on! You must be weighted down with a million souvenirs by now :)

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  2. These are such beautiful photos. Having the man next to the sand dune definitely put it into perspective! Keep em coming, Marlin!

    xox Lara www.weheartbeautyblog.com

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  3. Your pictures are absolutely stunning. They also remind me that I have one or two posts pending on a short January trip to Mumbai. However, looking at these, I can see that we didn't even scratch the surface of India. Again, stunning.

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  4. AMAZING photos!
    i am so jealous!
    must get to india!

    xx.M
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  5. so beautiful!
    love love love that photo of the kids! <3

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  6. CAMELS!! I'm so jealous that you got to hang out with camels!! It looks like so much fun and awesomeness rolled up into one!

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  7. marilyn, your travel photos are so amazing! you really make me want to visit india now, i've always wanted to go but this is another side to the country i haven't seen (my geography is terrible and i had no idea it had a desert!) hope you have a lovely time!! xx

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  8. Incredible! The fact that your camel's name was Papaya is making me smile! And love that photo you took of the camel prints in the sand. Stunning! xo

    -Jen

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  9. Thanks for your sweet comment and sharing you comfort zone outfit! I love these pictures, I've never been to this part of India and am going to make it happen eventually! I really hope you're enjoying yourself and its not too hot! Following you now! I look forward to your post on the Blue City :)

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  10. Gorgeous photos, so dreamy but looks awfully hot!

    SDMxx
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  11. Your pictures are stunning. The landscape is incredible. I've always wanted to visit India...love what you captured here.

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  12. This is absolutely brilliant {and that was in an English accent ;)}! India looks like such an exciting/exotic place. xx
    postscript :: thanks for the note you left in my garden walk. ;)

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  13. Wow this is quite an adventure! The dunes look huge (I didn't notice until I saw the man in the corner) and it must have been quite an amazing sight to see.

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  14. I know I've said this, but gahrr, Marlen, your India post are just so incredible! I love stalking through them.
    CAMELS! Need we say more? :)

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  15. It really looks so beautiful over there! I wish I could go because it must have been an experience of a lifetime :) looks awesome!!

    Great post!

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  16. Super great! I like those pics!! Have a great monday :)

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  17. Wow!!!! Looks amazing. Great photos! www.adoramehitabel.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. amazing photos!!!
    amazing place !
    xoxo

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  19. These look like a scene from a movie! Dreamy...

    xx
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  20. I can only say wow it must be such a great experience for you to live all this things and see so much of the world! Great!!

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  21. Unreal photos girl!!! What a crazy amazing adventure you're on!!

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  22. wow i can't imagine riding a camel through a real life desert, what an adventure!

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  23. That vertical picture of the hooves trailing off into the distant desert is just stunning. You really have an eye for photography, my dear! :D

    Also, that's awesome that you got to ride on camels. WHAT. I'm jealous. Arabian niiiiIIIIIIghhts~

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  24. Wow...I'm speechless. It must have been amazing seeing that desert! Wow!! =)

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  25. oh myyy i think it's pure magical that how every single thing came together so nicely in the photographs. so rustic and so sooo beautiful! and you too! you guys, the colours... and basically everything. the pictures are so amazing <3 i'm in loveee

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  26. THIS IS BEYOND WORDS!!! incredible close up encounter with Camels & the desert! shots are all so beautiful and exquisite.

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  27. This makes me miss India soooo much! I was in India for 3 months, I just need to go back there on day! Enjoy your journey! And please keep making these gorgeous pictures!
    xoxo

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  28. oh my goodness. this is incredible. like i honestly don't even know what to say. how amazing. what an amazing experience to travel here. i can't get over these. this is stunning.

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  29. Wow, sounds like an amazing adventure!
    I'm sooo envious!
    x

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  30. Your last two posts are just full of stunning photos, Marlen. Really wonderful shots here-I love the sand photo with the camel's tracks in it! And the one of the kids is too cute. I'm just in awe of some of these!

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  32. beautiful shots - looks incredible

    Thankfifi
    p.s. thanks so much for your sweet comment on my post.x

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  33. I am just loving getting to see the pictures that go along with your wonderful stories on Tumblr! I can't even imagine how sore riding a camel for two days would make you haha. Those printed green pants are awesome and look super comfy though! I think my favorite picture is of the camel tracks and open huge sand dunes, so cool!
    Hope you had a good weekend!
    xo Hannah

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  34. gorgeous photos lady - I'm loving getting travel along with you!

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  35. Wow, these are spectacular photos! The experience must have been amazing. I have always wanted to travel up north, to different parts of Rajasthan.

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  36. ah so cool that youre in india!! these photos are beautiful.. looks like youre having an amazing time!

    xx

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  37. just amazing pictures! they make me feel want to go there!
    very nice blog by the way!

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  38. I've been there! I recognised two of those guides, I think we went for the same ride however I went for three days. Was an amazing experience!x

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  39. I love these pictures! Camels seem so sweet to me, their long eyelashes.

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  40. Oh my gosh! What an amazing adventure you are on!! It looks beautiful!! I have always wanted to go to India... it's basically at the top of my bucket list!! Best of wishes for an amazing trip!!
    Tessa Lynn

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  41. wow!! this is breath taking!!! :D so lucky for you to be able to experience all this in your travel!! :D

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  42. Ahhh I am so jealous. I have always wanted to ride a camel, even though I have heard they are not that comfortable. Your photos are so incredibly gorgeous.

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  43. OH my goodness these photos are amazing! This looks like such an amazing adventure, lucky you :)

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  44. Camels! They look so cool, but I have a diversion to them. I rode them in Africa when I went to Egypt a few years back, and I got massive flea bites all over my legs! Not fun.
    Regardless, these pictures are AMAZING and you are one lucky girl!
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  45. I just recently watched the documentary called Girls Rising. It's about girls in third world countries who are not educated but the importance of girls education. This reminded me of the documentary. Do you see this in India? (One of the girls was from India) Anyway, it looks beautiful there! Hope you're having fun!
    Hugs & Kisses,
    Olivia

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  46. Wow, those photos are so stunning, amazing and gorgeous! Looks like such a cool place, and a really fun one! Wow!

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  47. WOW. Just wow. THESE pictures are SO BEAUTIFUL. Just breath taking. So what brings you there?
    Are you a professional photographer? Or is it a mission trip?
    I love the pictures of the camels! So cute :)

    -Minda

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  48. I love the pictures of all those camels! I have to say, you deserve to have some time to do absolutely nothing... You should not be envious of my crazy schedule!

    xo

    Ashley

    Southern (California) Belle

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  49. CAMELS!! Ahh! I've wanted to ride a camel for so long (though I'm also kind of scared of them at the same time haha)
    I love how unique their culture is (the people, not the camels - though I'm sure the camels have a wonderful culture of their own :P ). It seems like you would be able to try something new everyday!
    Best,
    Sapir
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  50. Wow, absolutely incredible! The colours of India are so vibrant and rich and your lens has captured them beautifully!

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  51. Your pictures look absolutely stunning, i can almost feel the heat!! I have visited india but never this part, looks stunning

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  52. This looks like a scene out of Aladdin! Sorry, I've watched that movie one too many times! What an experience! I want to ride a camel:)!!!

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  53. I have the travel bug. The desert looks stunning. Looking forward to your next destination :)

    xx

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  54. beautiful pictures!:) I'd like to visit India one day :)

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  55. I just saved three of these amazing pics to my inspiration folder, they are incredible! Love your camel Papaya, the tall quiet dunes, the pattern mix everywhere and the spicy aroma of these exotic photos!

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  56. This looks like a seriously amazing experience! I'd love to go to India, they photos are incredible, it must have had a truly life changing effect

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  57. Wow! I'd like to visit India now. Amazing pictures! looks like you had a great time! :)

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  58. These photos are beautiful! I love the ones of the restaurant, what a different world! xx

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  59. Wow. I'm just going to spend the next 20 minutes catching pu and staring at these amazing photos. I had no idea you were goint o India! What an AMAZING trip. I want to go, but my husband doesn't. The sand dunes are amazing.

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  60. Amazing photos! A camel ride- how fun!

    -Ashley
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  61. nice pictures!! thanks for sharing!! :)

    i would love to taste the spices there in India..it really makes me curious why they are so fond of it..

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