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Travel Blogs from Paro
... for mountain hikes, biking through Paro, and trekking to the Tiger's Nest Monastery, there is clearly far more to do in Bhutan. From the Himalayas (with peaks of 24,000 feet) to the southern jungles, there are apparently 5 distinct climate zones in Bhutan to explore. And, having gotten my first taste, I can't wait to get back and experience it all. Besides, I still have a yeti to catch.
... steps and up the 200 steps to the monastery itself.
I am no mountain goat and was glad to have made the early start to not only avoid the day’s heat but also the expected crowd.
I was the first tourist to register on reaching Tiger’s Nest. Long sleeve top on and no camera or cell phone … even a pat down before entering.
... necked crane would have been with no fences at all. An easy walk along different surfaces, grassy meadows, passing some of the houses and the fields on the unpaved road, through the juniper trees then finally down passing by a stupa to the valley floor itself.
I was surprise to find a wide, flat valley without any trees. It did give an impression of vast space ...
National Memorial Chorten
With the prayer wheel in their right hand and rosary beads in the left, it was mainly the elderly generation faithful who walked around the National Memorial Chorten clockwise for as many times as they wanted to.