Jakar Village Lodge
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"If you are a good human being, then the skills and knowledge you acquire will benefit the whole society. Otherwise, it's like giving a weapon to a child"
Jigme Khesour Namgyet Wangchuk - People's King of Bhutan
This quote sums up the ideal that Bhutan is striving for. Everywhere there are signs encouraging you to be a better person. Eat well.... don't litter... be kind to all people (especially tourists)... strive to be the best you can be ...
... The chanting continued for sometime and seemed to be led by a particularly deep voiced monk over the P.A system. Then some monks played some enormous drums and trumpets… no particular melody and reminded me of the times I would let the nursery children have a play with the percussion instruments… a cacophony of sound!
The crowd, was made up largely of locals and a smattering of tourists all of which were chattering, filming and photographing the event. ...
... appear impressive, but functionally quite debilitating for all involved. The construction had been halted for reasons undisclosed, so the surrounding road and pavements were incomplete and we were unable to go up to the platform to go inside the Buddha. Our tour guide seems very (cough) conservative, and despite other tour groups being taken up into the closed sections he ensued we stayed on the right (righteous) path.
... If I am a demon, I shall die! If I am not, and I am the true spiritual son of Guru Rinpoche, this lamp will continue to burn and I will recover hidden treasures!" That happened, and the place took the name of the Burning Lake. Devout Bhutanese always send a little lamp floating on the water and make a wish.
It is still believed today that people with less sins and spiritual minds are able to distinguish an extraordinary sight in the lake while looking down from a ...
... heating, everything is very cold. As a result, I neither showered or took off my makeup. At 6:00 the next morning, we started back to Paro, as there is only one road in Bhutan. Sometimes the road is wide about a lane and a half and nicely paved. Occasionally, it narrows to one lane dirt track. More often, it is pocked with potholes, just like in New York. Sometimes it all ...