Hotel Druk Phuentsholing
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Hi all I'm writing from either Bhutan or India (can't tell, because there is no border here...you just walk back and forth). Going by the time on the wall, I'm guessing I'm in India ;) We are all a bit sad to be leaving Bhutan's cool weather and its friendly, accommodating people. We're also leaving our Bhutanese guides tonight and meeting the new …
Finally, after three days of travel, I'm in Bhutan. After all the planes, taxis and minibuses, the Bhutanese border official just took my word for it that I had a visa and let me right through....ha. I'm working off of dial-up at the Druk hotel (it took me 15 minutes just to get to the Travelpod homepage!) so this will be short and sweet (and …
... of a comfy Jeep I overcame my guilt (I am consistently fickle!) and we set off, driving through some stunning countryside, down charming, mist shrouded roads and through peaceful villages that were just waking up. What a perfect start to the day.Our first stop-off was a 'mini-zoo' which appeared to be closed, and housed, well, nothing really. There were a few empty enclosures; fortunately this included the ticket office - even at 20 rupees each (25p) it was a tad overpriced! A ...
... boil them in a cooker, use a mix of garlic, and onion paste with coriander and a turmeric powder and red chilly powder and mix with the potato and stir in water as mix and slightly then in oil, and here you are with the dinner.
Well try the recipes on your own risk, i ain't a cook but i have this habit of trying to understand and lay down recipes after tasting the food, by the way it tasted. So its mah habit.
We were chit chatting and enjoying the ...
... of Bua is honest, hard working and friendly. They made us feel as if we belonged there. Certain sophistication is missing and that cannot be embedded into them by thier mentorwhich can be doine by a person who lived in jungle and also in the Presidencial out house. This lacunae I had observed at the Swiss Hotel and Neora Valley Jungle Camp.
We drove down to Phuntshiling town of Bhutan, which is two hour away. Phuntshiling is always a bonus for visitors ...
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- Room service
- Free parking