Travel Blogs from Samdrup Jongkhar
we were pushed from Hotel X to Hotel Y! Ran up the hill to the Tigers nest! The tiger is still there! Tatksang monastry is awesome! though we were hit by the fact that one of the tourist died on his way back because of no idea what.
We then ran down the hill and had a good sleep at valleyview! walked down the …
... at 10.30pm that I was awoken with a jolt by a pneumatic drill starting on the wall above my head in the neighbouring room. It was earsplitting. At first I though it was a nightmare but soon I was on the phone to reception and eventually it was stopped after some thirty minutes. I was luckily to catch reception before they went home for the night as the hotel was unmanned at night when I stayed there before.
The next morning it started again at ...
... and huge and had to be taken apart to be moved. When played they deliver that low bass for which the Tibetan music is famous. Next to them were four drummers with the traditional long curved batons and the percussion.
Once these gathered, the stage had to be purified with the first dance which was performed by a man in a deer mask. This was followed by the stag with another deer and then the spirits. The head Lamas and monastery ...
... not as old as I thought it would be, some 15 years only, and quite small with just 30 odd residents, but very friendly and worth the lung busting climb.
With that over with, I sat in the garden with Tenzing’s mother and her staff. She had three boys, of which Tenzing was the eldest and worked in the family business with his father. The middle son was a nurse at the Jiang Hospital and the youngest son was studying to be a monk in Bangalore. ...
... 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 ...
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