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TravelPod Member ReviewsOlathang Hotel Paro
The hotel is high on the hill above Paro. It looks like an old style fort or house. The room are all heated and have traditional painting inside. There is no Wifi in room but it available free of charge at reception and bar.
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A few specks of rain as we climbed upwards twisting and winding its way on the narrow old main road. I can see why they built a new 32.5 km by pass cutting out both Jakar and Ura.
Pass by the sheep rearing farm which had no sheep! Then arrived at ...
... it is up to the tour group who can offer the most money to determine when this festival will start!
While the school located at the eastern end of the village caters for ...
... stayed for the celebratory dance and presentation.
No doubt the strong up valley afternoon wind provided a true testing time for the archers as ...
... with the Bjee Zam checkpoint on the other side, so it was out for another stretch while our papers were checked.
It was a beautiful drive and what impressed me was how steep ...
... and it definitely struck to us, that if were having such a trouble in just walking up to that point, imagine how the monks and the laborers actually carried the building material and built the monastery .. engineering marvel is what I would say !!
Anyways, we reached the view point in about 2.5 hours ... captured the view of the Tiger's Nest in our lenses, posed with it in the backdrop and then were ready for the final 700 steps which is first a descend ...