Kaila Choenzem Guest House

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The Long and Windy Road

A travel blog entry by marybc


... life.
It is a long and windy road to reach this ideal indeed. In the capital city we saw evidence of the unrest in the youth. Now that they have television, western music and the internet, the desire to fit in to the world is bringing rebellion. Alcohol is a problem here among the young. Though smoking was illegal it is apparently becoming more common as cigarettes are smuggled in from India. The cigarettes are smuggled in from India, an offence ...

Mr & Mrs K take a day awf!

A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki


... take you and what obstacles you will need to avoid!

We had expected to be taken to the airport hotel but found ourselves at the airport instead so gathered we would be here until the rest of the group arrived… in two hours! Not ideal, as we’d hoped to have got settled in at the hotel with a beer and continue chilling rather than hanging around the dusty airport car park, especially as we’d had to pass it on the way! Ugyen (our guide) greeted us with a ...

Kingdom of Bhutan, Truly Unique

A travel blog entry by zulkainiezainie


... 8217;s a cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in the 8th century. Locals here said that “when come to Bhutan, the visit to the Tiger’s nest is a must”. At first I thought it’s a temple where we can visit by any modern kind of transportation. I end up knowing that this particular visit to the temple is not an ordinary one. Turns out in order to reach ...


A travel blog entry by c2miller

... it. At the entrance to the lake is the image of Pema Lingpa along with his two sons carved out on to a rock.

We then drove further on to where we were going to start our walk for taday. On the way we stopped at a clearning so that our guide, Dendup, and driver, Jaganath, could give us a lesson in the Bhutanese darts game known as Khuru. It is usually played on a field about 20 m long with small wooden targets which are driven into the ground. The darts are ...

Thursday, Bumthang area

A travel blog entry by ldhensel


I need to add something from yesterday's tour. At the festival we had an opportunity to meet a gentleman who had worked in the government for both K4 and the present king. We sat down and, in a show of typical Bhutanese hospitality, he offered us tea, snacks and then betel.

Betel is chewed all over southeast Asia and is very popular in Bhutan. It comes in three parts: the betel leaf, a chunk of Areca nut, and lime paste (as in the mineral, not the fruit). ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKaila Choenzem Guest House Bumthang

    Reviewed by wolfsea

    Still the best French fries in the Himalayas

    Reviewed Apr 18, 2011
    by (12 reviews) Oslo , Norway Flag of Norway

    Nice courtyard guest house. Nice rooms, good service and cool locations

    Midnight at the Kaila
    Bumthang, Bhutan

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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    Midnight at the Kaila
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