- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Samdrup Jongkhar
Me-Bar Tsho (Burning Lake)
Today's excursion to the Ura valley, the highest of the 4 Bumthang’s valleys, just 48 kms away.
Just 20 minutes from the hotel to one of the most sacred sites and holiest lakes in Bhutan. Long time ago 1475, Terton Pema Lingpa (Buddhist saint and treasure discoverer) dived into the lake while holding a ...
Driving back to the hotel stopped by the archery as it had stopped raining. Watched the last of the 2 day competition and ...
Unfortunately Jakar has nothing to write home about. It is very much a centre for the locals with the shops selling all the same type of general household merchandise – clothing and food, a couple of handicraft shops, local restaurants and a couple of snooker halls.
... the sun on my face. It was nearly lunchtime before I could drag myself away fromthe views and head off to explore Old Dirang, the original settlement of Monpa people 5kms away. With good intentions of walking the whole way I eventually hitched a ride and soon ended up in the very cute village with stone houses on the banks of a couple of rivers. After a quick chai I climbed up to the gompa (Bhuddist temple) of whitewashed stone with prayer wheels in ...
Now 13 strong, we headed off to the Bhutanese border. Along the way we stopped at a small village market. Within moments we attracted a large crowd of onlookers who were very curious about from where we came. It was a matter of dueling cameras. They took pictures of us while we took ones of them.
Just before crossing into Bhutan, we stopped to have a box lunch among the tea plants. Assam, the state we were in, is known for its tea. The women, always women, ...
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