Hotel Shamling

Mongar, Bhutan | Hotel
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2nd day of long road trip

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on May 04, 2014

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... crew. Dinner for just two once again and it was lovely!

Our hotel is VERY comfortable, 'Lingkhar Lodge', we are in a villa overlooking the mountains, quiet and for a 3 star, very smart. We were both exhausted and had yet another early start in the morning to start our trek so ate, showered, sorted our camping gear for the next 8 days and slept fitfully. I sleep so much better when ...

Jangothang - Lingshi

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 08, 2014

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... sounds terribly attractive! At one point I suddenly became aware that Jono was waving at me and shouting "Eagles!!" and there swooping across the bright blue sky were two Golden Eagles! Magnificent birds and one flew directly over my head, the wing span of over two metres and then the two of them locked talons before spiralling out of sight. A really magical moment and one I wish I could see again.

Now, where we were walking, there was ...

Acclimatisation day - Jangothang

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 07, 2014

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... I'd been sat doing all day. They were intrigued by the sharp needles used for the felting and I wished the ladies had approached me earlier as I could've had them all having a go but finding the Bhutanese fairly private and aloof and do not want to be an 'in your face' tourist.

One of the older boys enjoyed questioning Jono about the cameras and binoculars and sat with him for a while. Jono was rewarded with a game of archery with his 'Robin Hood' bow, I however, ...

Monday, Mongar in central Bhutan

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 29, 2012

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Today we drove to Khoma Village, home of some of the finest weavers in Bhutan and also the area in which our guide, Karma, was born. The road, as windy as ever, followed a river, and we passed rice fields and rock cliffs and pine forests. Needless to say, it was amazingly beautiful.

We have become semi-obsessed with the terraced rice paddies, and Larry probably has enough pictures of them to fill a camera memory card. Rice, of ...

Sunday, Tashigang to Mongar

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 28, 2012

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Let me try to describe what a day, this day, was like.

I woke up around 6; Larry, as usual, was up earlier. He headed out to take pictures of two women harvesting rice in the terraced fields next to our hotel. Breakfast at the hotel was pretty simple: a choice of scrambled eggs, rice, toast, and corn flakes. Unfortunately, the only choice for coffee is instant Nescafé. I miss the good coffee of home. Before we left the hotel, ...

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