Amankora Gangtey

Paro, Bhutan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Paro

Miksa to Sakten

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on May 08, 2014

49 photos

... to appear at the open window (no curtain) and I'd be caught literally with my trousers down! When I came out, the choir was making it's way across camp towards me, all grinning broadly. One boy was carrying a large silver trophy with a sticky label on it reading 'girl's football'. When they stopped I clapped and Mr. K came and joined me. The teachers appeared and we asked each other questions, their English was incredible! They guessed which part ...

In a fairy tale

A travel blog entry by slobodanka on Apr 15, 2014

10 photos

Today I felt like we were in the middle of a fairy tale.
There once was a tiny kingdom, high up in the mountains surrounded by big powerful countries. The country was so small with so few cars that they didn't even have to have any traffic lights. The people were poor, but they loved their king and their traditions .......

Got up early to witness important rituals that are part of the Paro Festival. We opted ...

Thangthangka

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 06, 2014

12 photos

... respecting their privacy though to be honest I would have loved to have taken some portrait photographs of the elders in the group in their traditional dress and walking boots.

A lovely young guy called Sono offered us a cup of butter tea made with yak butter, of course we said yes, completely forgetting to refuse at least three times before accepting which is the traditional Bhutanese way. It tasted salty and faintly of feta cheese and was ...

Paro

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm on Mar 02, 2014

1 comment, 42 photos

... a cup of tea before continuing, after another hour we reached a point that the horses could go no further as the rest of the way was all steps. The horses were now led back down to the bottom as it was to steep to ride them. We started climbing down steps before going up steps and now we started to understand how hard it was to breath, we finally reached the Tigers nest and couldn't really believe where we were. We spent an hour looking around before tackling ...

Paro to Punaka

A travel blog entry by nancyx2 on Apr 08, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... the next 3 hours. Many Indian trucks were coming up and down the mountain making the drive slow for sure. We visited a monument with 108 stupas. In 2003, Bhutan was pushed towards war. Indian rebels were hiding in Bhutan, and the Indian government had given Butan an ultimatum of either driving the rebels out or the Indian Army would be forced to cross the border and do it themselves. Bhutan's traditions of pacifism and peace wanted to avoid a conflict, with ...

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