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 …
... evil within mankind... they used the image of a giant nasty woman which I guess is something everyone can understand. King Songtsen Gampo (from Tibet) built 108 temples to get rid of this evil and spread the Buddhist faith to the mostly animist tribes. I can't imagine it was easy to convince a people who either sacrificed animals or worshiped them to ignore them all together and worship Buddha. We wandered through the countryside to the next temple, ...
... and found out (after almost 6 weeks) that when the trekking season ends he works as freelance film crew. He also told me the good news that he had decided that he didn't want to leave our trek early and join another group as he enjoyed our company and also that he had fractured his wrist 2 months previous and thought it was time he sorted it out! I packed him off with some support bandage I'd been carrying around in case one of us had twisted ...
... about 3 1/2 hours all the way to camp at Miksa at 2865 meters. Overnight in tent.
By my calculation, that looked to be a good 8 hour trek?
Woke in the guest house to the sound of roosters crowing, donkeys braying and Lozeannay and Rintin the horsemen chattering to the crew downstairs.
Visited the outside loo with continental seat (yay!) and did our teeth at the outside tap under the watchful eye of a red billed Chough. Thanked ...
... 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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