Hotel Druk Phuentsholing
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... instead of coming through the platform entrance/exit. (They were actually gong to to Hasimara town / Hasimara bus stop through short-cut route). However we preferred to come through the regular exit through platform. Immediately we were surrounded by many taxi drivers who said there would be no bus to go Jaygaon and they could take us to Jaygaon for 600-800 rs to go Jaygaon. After some time a ...
... cleaner roads. Even the 'exit tower' between Phuntsholing and Jaigaon displayed this tasteful architecture.
Our taxi driver who was to take us into Paro the next day, had booked us into Hotel Namgyal- not a great place to be, but was good enough as a one night transit point. We had dinner at Kizom café- a veg pizza, which was quite decent.
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... was at least one baby close by and I kept taking monkey photos for as long as they walked around. We also had the chance to take some photos of people on buses and trucks and wave and feel generally happy about being part of the human race. This is the one of the best parts of being a tourist - when we are greeted by local people and they are smiling or waving.
The trip notes talked about our drive through the Gangeitic plain and ...
... the amount of tourists and a proportion of the fee goes towards education, when you consider Doejee our guide who is 32 remembers when they first got electric in the 80s you look at the country now and feel they haven't done bad. He did say that they get a lot of aid from India. What goes around comes around! We set off around 10:00 after visiting a small factory making paper out of bark which was quite interesting but not enough to part with our cash. I knew the trip would ...
... It's the sort of place you can wander along the railway tracks with the locals and people are excited to see tourists rather than view us as piggy banks to be rattled and raided!We had booked a Jeep for ourselves in the afternoon rather than share with up to four other passengers. This was more costly but still only £15 and hopefully would mean we had a bit more control over the trip; i.e. we could get the driver to stop and look at birds or, God forbid, look at the rhinos for more ...