Sing your camel to bed December 3rd 2005 I checked out this morning, though I will be back again tomorrow night. I think the owner was concerned that I might meet my end in the desert, leaving him out of pocket (though he did have most of my luggage in storage, which could have been flogged for a few rupees). My bill for the week was roughly $100, which for a room and 2 meals a day is more than acceptable.
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Asia » India » Rajasthan » Bikaner 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
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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