D76 AM . Nov 15 . Once upon a time in the desert

Friday. Less than 100 km around Jaiselmer. Hum, should be a light day, shouldn’t it?
Well, not really. Because we are going to experience the desert… Interesting moments !!!

Preliminary work: Moisturizing cream, as my skin has aged ten years within six days.
That woman next to me is very interested in my cream. At the end, I will put some skin on her face, and two boiled eggs in her pocket.
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Then we will enter a ghost city.
Once upon a time… The local maharajah had a son, who felt in love with a woman raised in a priests village. The thing is that priests do no like warriors, and refused their daughter to marry the guy. Furious, the maharajah’ son killed them all and destroyed the village…

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Among the ruins were three young boys.They wanted me to shake their hand. A sign that I agree to “touch them”, an important moment to show mutual respect.

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As their blue uniform show, these three go to school. Meanwhile, other go barefoot in the ruins, asking for money or pens they would sell to others.Capture d’écran 2013-11-16 à 19.33.50 Capture d’écran 2013-11-16 à 19.34.03

We had lunch by a wonderful lake. And as you can see from the picture hereunder, many other kids are already at work.

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They fill the water tank at the lake, for the entire village.

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