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Danger in the Desert-Pushkar Camel Safari Unsafe for Women

Danger in the Desert-Pushkar Camel Safari Unsafe for Women

The vision of an overnight India camel safari: trekking through the Thar Desert in Rajasthan…..riding camels, dancing in the sand with Kalbelia gypsies, eating traditional dhal bati cooked over a fire and sleeping under the stars… sounds so wild and romantic- the stuff dreams are made of. On my most recent trip to Rajasthan, this dream almost turned into a nightmare. Danger in the Desert!   I am generally very careful traveling India as a solo woman and am aware…

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Holy Cow ~ Vegan In India

Holy Cow ~ Vegan In India

Ok..I’m not actually vegan. I am allergic to cow dairy and eggs…and I’m a vegetarian. I can (and will) eat goat dairy if given the chance! If you know India, than you know the expression HOLY COW takes on a whole new meaning. Cows are the most sacred animal to Hindus and are proctected in most states in India. That said, Indians really love cow dairy. They pray with it, eat it, even wash people’s feet with it! Being vegetarian…

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