Camel Trek in the Thar Desert February 15th 2007 We're actually in Johdpur, having taken the overnight train and arrived at 5am this morning, but this entry is about our four day camel trek in the desert around Jaisalmer.
We were meant to set off on our trek a day earlier than we did, but freak torrential rain turned the roads into rivers and made it impossible for us to leave, due to the danger of water building up in the desert and causing ti ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaisalmer The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more