Camel Safari, Jaisalmer

While backpacking around India, we visited Jaisalmer on the western edges of Rajasthan. This golden city sits beside the Thar desert, and each February, a colourful desert festival takes place here where locals race camels, award prizes for the longest moustache and participate in turban tying competitions. We signed up for an overnight camel trek…

5 things travelling has taught me about me

1. I’m grumpy when I’m hot. Living in a frying pan for six months can turn you into a raging Hulk at the smallest things: “No thanks, I don’t smoke. No I don’t want to buy your cigarettes as I’m not a smoker. No I don’t want to buy your cigars either. I’m sure they’re…