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Today we will be seeing the sights of Thimphu and then heading back to Paro. I was up early for breakfast then downstairs waiting for Pem and Numguy to arrive. I wandered over the road and found a archery site. Archery is the National Sport of Bhutan. There were many men getting ready to commence a tournament. It was the most unusual thing I have …
Jokertrekker stayed here on Feb 13, 2013 during their trip titled: To the Realms of the Buddha and the Thunder Dragon. Nepal, Bhutan, Rajasthan and Mumbai. Feb 2013.
Jokertrekker stayed here on Feb 12, 2013 during their trip titled: To the Realms of the Buddha and the Thunder Dragon. Nepal, Bhutan, Rajasthan and Mumbai. Feb 2013.
Journey to the Tiger's Nest
The highlight of Paro was the hike to the Tiger's Nest (Taktsang Monastery), a monastery built into the side of a steep cliff high in the mountains. The only way to reach the Tiger's Nest is by foot or pack animal along a winding, worn dirt path strewn with animal feces and mud. To the Buddhists here, the Tiger' …
... someone who resembled a hippy from the 60s although not very old. He had a long flowing colourful robe, big thick beard and long black thick beard. Now I don't know what it is but it is as though I have a neon sign hanging over me saying that I talk to nutter's because sure enough he came over and sat next to me. There is limited room between the seats as it is but when someone try's to squeeze past it's best not to try and turn around with a ruck sack on their back. After it hit me ...
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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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