Shongar Lodge

Address: Mongar, Bhutan | Hotel
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      Spectacular Scenery

      A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Oct 05, 2014

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      ... temple but in this case, it was at the top of two flights of stairs instead of ground level. The monks were in there praying and were being served lunch. They offered for me to have lunch with them but we had a packed lunch from the hotel so we regretfully declined. As we exited the fortress, we went down to watch the archery game. Since they need 130 metres to play, they actually shoot across the road here and ...

      Drive Day

      A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Oct 04, 2014

      7 photos

      ... side on it. Thank goodness we passed very few vehicles as it would have made the journey that much longer as you had to wait to pass one another. As we drove we passed over the second highest drivable pass in Bhutan, Thrumshingla pass, at 3700 metres. We also passed two waterfalls. I'm not sure how China claims to have the highest waterfalls in Asia at 81 metres as these two falls seemed much higher than that. Again we saw a few brown monkeys along the way. ...

      Jangothang - Lingshi

      A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 08, 2014

      11 photos

      ... sounds terribly attractive! At one point I suddenly became aware that Jono was waving at me and shouting "Eagles!!" and there swooping across the bright blue sky were two Golden Eagles! Magnificent birds and one flew directly over my head, the wing span of over two metres and then the two of them locked talons before spiralling out of sight. A really magical moment and one I wish I could see again.

      Now, where we were walking, there was ...

      Acclimatisation day - Jangothang

      A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 07, 2014

      17 photos

      ... I'd been sat doing all day. They were intrigued by the sharp needles used for the felting and I wished the ladies had approached me earlier as I could've had them all having a go but finding the Bhutanese fairly private and aloof and do not want to be an 'in your face' tourist.

      One of the older boys enjoyed questioning Jono about the cameras and binoculars and sat with him for a while. Jono was rewarded with a game of archery with his 'Robin Hood' bow, I however, ...

      Monday, Mongar in central Bhutan

      A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 29, 2012

      12 photos

      ... is a staple of the Bhutanese diet, and these paddies have been used for generations. They are carefully engineered so that water fed in the top tier will gradually make its way down to the lower levels (one place where the trickle down theory actually does work). Growing rice is hard backbreaking work. Seeds are thickly sown and then later replanted one by one in flooded paddies. The fields must be weeded several times before harvesting. ...

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