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... than they divide? Do they make any real difference to people? India’s borders span from Pakistan to Myanmar. Islam meets South East Asia. A veritable sub-continent.
Although they day started really warm, it clouded over and cooled down. Eventually it began to rain. The terrain got hillier and the jungle remained dense. I read John Steinbeck’s "Of Mice and Men" in one hundred minutes ...
Just after lunch I sneaked out of the lodge for a walk around the edge of Manas National Park. Grey squirrels climbed the trees which canopied the tea plantations. I saw some beautiful birds and butterflies and finally an elephant.
I spent some time with him but at a respectful distance (or course) before returning to the lodge.
I then got a ride from one of the lodge's staff. He took me ...
... lorries covered in multicoloured tinsel; a collapsed bridge; troop of people damming a river; children using tents to fish in the river; fields of sugar cane; oxes ploughing the land; fish heads covering a fishmonger’s table; ducks in a muddy pond; tiny railway stations (which look more like bus stops); two huge elephant slides (the trunks were the slide) in a village playground; people walking along straight railway tracks; ...
... two leaves and a bud, essentially the top of the bush. They will come back to the field in a few days when new buds have formed.
After lunch we hopped back in the van and finally crossed into Bhutan. The change was immediate. The buildings were all much more substantial and beautifully ornate. Traffic noise died down, and a sense of peacefulness pervaded the town of Samdrup Jongchar. We met our new guides, Tashi and Karma. Tomorrow we head to the ...
... got and I loved it. It was a real honour visiting them. This, was the highlight on the journey.
Late in the afternoon we bid them farewell. We crawled back to the highway. And now it felt really like a highway. We speed towards Samdrup Jongkhar and headed straight into the biggest, worst and longest roadworks ever. Almost 60 km of dirt, holes and slow traffic. But we made it. At approx. 20 hrs we made it into the Mountain Hotel. Safe in Samdrup Jongkhar.
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