morning Harijans, or ‘children of
God,’ sweep and wash the ancient cobblestone streets
of Jaisalmer, a 12th century citadel city. From across the
desert, the impressive honey-colored sandstone fortress
which dominates the horizon appears as a mirage--like a
timeless scene from A Thousand and One Nights.
Elaborate stone haveli mansions grace the
inside of the fort as well as humble dwellings with brightly