Travel Blogs from Phuntsholing
... couple of times.
But the country was really beautiful, a mix of the BC and Alberta rockies - BC for the vegetation, Alberta for the rocks and cliffs.
They use the cliffs and the rocks to make sign posts. Always interesting.
I am very glad that I went - in Phuntsholing, I found time early this morning to take some pictures of a local temple and the gate to china.
Enjoy Mary ann
... It's the sort of place you can wander along the railway tracks with the locals and people are excited to see tourists rather than view us as piggy banks to be rattled and raided!We had booked a Jeep for ourselves in the afternoon rather than share with up to four other passengers. This was more costly but still only £15 and hopefully would mean we had a bit more control over the trip; i.e. we could get the driver to stop and look at birds or, God forbid, look at the rhinos for more ...
... did not take to! It was hard, dry and tasteless but Rinzin and Namgay relished it!
We then went looking for a suitable spot by the Haa River (the Haa Chu!) for our planned picnic but didn't find one, so we ventured further afield and found a fantastic spot on a hill with a great view of the fabled 'Three Ridges of Haa'. Needless to say, once again ...
... We had some traditional bengali food before leaving India for the next 8 days or so by paying off around Rs 350 for 3 people we headed off for Phuntshoiling, Bhutan.
It took us around 3 hours time to reach a place called JAYGAON. JAY GAON is the border town between the two countries. It has a gate colored in blackish red and protected by black cat army, and Indian army on one side and the Bhutan army on the other side. Jaygaon is a very familiar old dirty Indian ...
... We rushed towards Torsa View Tower. By the time we reached, one rhino had come close to Chilapata side of the river and another was in mud some meters away. Dipen excitedly pointed at the far side of the almost dry river to show us a tusker. It was drinking water. It did not come any closer and went into Jaldapara.
Birds like cuckoo, bulbul, egret, and wild fowls were everywhere. We began our journey back as at 17.30, the forest closes. Immediate ...
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