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Old 1st July 2012, 15:08   #151
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Day 05
27th December 2011
Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Bishnoi


Some pictures of the Vllage Camp

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Old 1st July 2012, 15:27   #152
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Day 05
27th December 2011
Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Bishnoi



Tractor hiding behind a tree
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The Crescent Moon
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Enjoying the cool evening
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Our Huts

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Kiddies were busy with Sand Castles
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The evening cultural programmes were getting ready
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We got our much needed camp fire
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Tourist shoots camp organizer over bad dinner

So after road rage now comes vacation rage

Do tell what the gun is all about.
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Day 05
27th December 2011
Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Bishnoi


The musician gave us a treat of Rajasthani folk songs
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It was really amazing and they were indeed talented.

This guy played a lot of instruments
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Kiddies enjoying the campfire and the great music
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Day 05
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The Khalbeliyaas livened up the evening

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Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Bishnoi


Khalbeliyaas stunned us with their flexibility

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The guests liberally showered them with tips.

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Day 05
27th December 2011
Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Bishnoi



Ladies and Kiddies join the dance
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The men too join the fun
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A picture for the team album
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It was an evening to remember, the cultural show was amazing. We then went for dinner with authentic Rajasthani dishes served.

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Old 1st July 2012, 16:01   #158
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Some videos of the evening

Musicians


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Day 05
27th December 2011
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Dinner was a very tasty affair. The hosts served us tasty Rajasthany dishes.

Dal Bati Churma
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In the process we would have cleared at least a kilo of ghee

He was enjoying the food
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We were so full that we were all tired to get up

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By 23:00hours we slowly moved to our huts and retired for the day. We were immensely happy with the hospitality and the evening programmes. The previous days soreness was already history.

What a place!
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Tourist shoots camp organizer over bad dinner

So after road rage now comes vacation rage

Do tell what the gun is all about.
That was me threatening the camp organizer not to mess with some shady food and programmes for the evening - just kidding

I was trying to aim at something only to realise that there were no pellets and the gun was already rusted
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Day 06
28th December 2011
Bishnoi - Jodhpur

A lazy morning. Got up after a good nights sleep. had some nice tea and breakfast and was roaming around the resort. This morning we would be taken to a house in Bishnoi village and also to place where we could buy some souvenirs.

Morning at Bishnoi Village Resort
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Some items displayed at the resort

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Organically grown vegetables
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Anna Hazare was threatening to do something

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Sr. PPG ready for the Bishnoi Village Tour
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Day 06
28th December 2011
Bishnoi - Jodhpur

The jeeps for Bishnoi Village Tour
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Pumping Air
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Jr. PPG was feeling very cold

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This jeep was exclusively for the kiddies and me
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Shoot at sight!

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Day 06
28th December 2011
Bishnoi - Jodhpur

There was a small man made pond en-route the village.

Birdies
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That's me shooting the bird!
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To the edge
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Sprited one getting as much info as possible
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Kiddies discussing how and why water splashes when some thing falls on it!
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The Famous Five
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Network of stems
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A Father Son Moment
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Day 06
28th December 2011
Bishnoi - Jodhpur

The village is on SH68
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We were going towards Guda
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At first I thought this is influenced by Anna Hazare
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Later the realization came it was not Anna Hazare but a TBHPian with a shiny head and big mustache was the influence

Influenced by a famous TBHP Photo
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We decided to move on

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Guda is another 3 Kilometer

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Day 06
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Finally we reached the village
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Typical Bishnoi Dress
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Look at the typical ornament on the nose
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The water was salty
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This guy wanted to shoot us
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We were to enter a house in Bishnoi
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