Jakar Village Lodge
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Our trek today took us on a hike along the Chamkhar river through "Swan land" to Nga Lhakhang ( Swan temple). Lush forest trails and great floral displays dotted our way. We lunched at the Ngang temple and watched the village kids jump rope and play games.
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... windows. This seemed different from many of the others we had been too. After Kurjey Monastery it was back to the festival. We arrived as they were finishing a dance in respect to Guru Rinpouche. People were lined up to bow and pay respect to the Guru and some of the other deities represented in the dance. This was followed by a black hat dance which was performed by local people, not the monks. After dinner ...
... 241 feet. Unfortunately we were
in the clouds and unable to get a view of the valley below or the peaks above. But that's OK cause we get to do this road all over again next week! At the top of the pass there is a monument of 108 Stupas which were built by the King Mother to commemorate (they do a lot of that) soldiers who died in 2003 when some rebel Indian group decided to get aggressive.Before reaching the top we went through an area with ...
We got up at sparrow's **** and stumbled out into the icy dark. My heart sank when I saw Yintin standing next to the iced up death vehicle. We clambered in and took off…. The demister (if there was one) didn’t appear to be working but Yintin drove none the less, marginally slower than the previous night but not slow enough for my liking!! He finally stopped at a hairy bend to scrape the 'inside’ of the windscreen giving him a letterbox view of the windy road ahead. ...
... Not only were we camped in a stunning location but we were joined by local Bhutanese families from a neighbouring village who were enjoying a celebration of archery which is apparently an annual event. Their camp consisted of corrugated sheeting and a huge tarpaulin. Inside they had a fire going and a huge cauldron on top. It was hard not to stare as they all looked so characterful, from the grandparents down to the young children and we refrained from ...