Travel Blogs from Phuntsholing
... to find ourselves inside the (massive steel) safety fence designed to keep the rhino at bay, but we do like a bit of adventure so this was not a problem!As luck had it we had a telly in our room so after a pleasant dinner (i.e. lukewarm but with chicken) we headed to bed early in preparation for our 5.30am get up to go on an elephant ride.Elephant rides remain a moral dilemma for me. The mahoots clearly like and look after their elephants and the elephants seem utterly ...
while we were on the train, we dined on Puri and Aloo dum . Its a preparation made by local bengali mothers, a pretty common and tasty one-- The Puri is made of wheat dough mixed with water and then culled out into small small roles and its kind of rolled over to even spread the small culled out piece of soft dough and its fried in oil in a pan.
The complementary side dish is however very easy to cook and is damn tasty-- ALoo is Potato. You take those stupid looking ...
... pakora (crushed Bengal gram with onion, deep fried). And we had our lunch at 2 pm, rested till 4 pm. Location of the jungle camp is soothing and peaceful, across the road is Chilapata forest and behind is green fertile field of Bengal.
Forest guard reported at 4 pm to take us to the forest for 90 minutes sfari on our own Tata Sumo driven by ever reliable Dipen Thapa. He is a character. He kept us in good humour all five days we were with him. He ...
... the forest. There are many other people and all of them were so good. I believe this is the effect of the forest where they are living.
From the previous day’s experience we decided to take a guide this time. Our lodge owner asked Manoj to guide us. This is his part time job. He works as a labor to build road in that area. We left lodge after breakfast. Manoj asked me to take a torch and I had to buy ...
Turned out it did rain. Turned out that our Bhutanese contacts arrive 30 mins earlier. Every one was happy because the valley where the Coronation bridge is located is pretty damp and hot. We were all excited to finally transfer to the other vehicle and hit the road. We are greeted buy Sangay's brother Kinley Penjor, Dawa, our guide and Karma, our driver. Large enough minibus that will ...
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