Post Tagged with: "Desert"

Bera, Rajasthan: Welcome to Leopard Country – It is Wild and Free | WILDLIFE

Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera where leopards roam free. Along it flows the river Jawai, with the Jawai Dam built on it. And the resulting beautiful lake is[Read More…]

Israel – Driving Through in 2014 | EXPLORE

Israel is a beautiful country to travel to – best enjoyed by those who leave their political prejudices and opinions at home. This video gives a flavour of the road journey I undertook in 2014[Read More…]

Bikaner, Rajastan: e-Book

Think of camel fairs, and chances are you will head to Pushkar in Rajasthan. But hold on to your horses (or camels) for a moment: consider Bikaner, with its smaller yet far more enchanting version.[Read More…]

Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat: e-Book

What do you do when you see miles of unbroken surface of dark silt, all bare and without a sign of life? You will no doubt be tempted to step on the gas in your[Read More…]

Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat: e-Book

Start driving from Bhuj and you will cover a highly fascinating route – giving you glimpses of the history, geographical features, culture and food of Gujarat in India. All in and around the Great Rann[Read More…]

Lakhpat, the original trading port: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 6

The Lakhpat fort stands on the North-West corner of the Great Rann, and faces the Pakistan border to the north. It also serves as a symbolic fortification against enemy intrusion. The first sight of a[Read More…]

Jordan / Petra: Care for a donkey taxi? Or a horse or camel taxi?

Would you like a donkey taxi to tour Petra? Exploring the ancient city is no mean task if you want to get a good look. It almost seems endless. With the sun at its harshest[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Petra: A city cut into rock by the Nabataeans, 2200 years ago

This is the first in a series of posts on Petra in Jordan. One of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra is Jordan’s greatest visitor attraction. It is[Read More…]

by October 21, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Wadi Rum: Meeting the Bedouin Camel Safaris

I went exploring Wadi Rum in a jeep safari but would recommend you try a camel safari too. I would have too if I had the time. You can do so for any period of[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan

Jordan / Wadi Rum: A Sunset You Never Saw Before

I have already written about Wadi Rum in Jordan being one of the most fascinating desert landscapes on the planet. As sunset approached, my 4×4 driver urged me to stop clicking pictures if I wanted[Read More…]

by October 18, 2010 Destinations: International, Jordan