Friday, January 18, 2008

Camel Safari

When we signed up for a "camel safari" into the Thar Desert, small alarm bells should have gone off in Anthony's head. About six years ago, he took a short camel ride into the Sahara and after about two hours in the saddle, he swore never to ride a camel again.

Unfortunately, we had to learn this lesson again: camels are not comfortable! They are awkward creatures that are poorly designed as modes of transport. But, the experience was still worthwhile - dinner cooked over a campfire in the desert, sunset in the sand dunes, and a night beneath the stars...

How to get on a camel:

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