Shongar Lodge

Mongar, Bhutan | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Mongar

    2nd day of long road trip

    A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on May 04, 2014

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    ... probably due to all the exercise and lack of communication with the outside world!

    Feeling nervous about the trek as sooo exhausted from all the travelling and have been fairly inactive for 2 1/2 weeks during the birding part of the holiday which was hopping on and off a bus with the occasional saunter down the road. Would I still feel fit enough to walk for a long period?



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    Jangothang - Lingshi

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

    11 photos

    ... hidey places for me to take a pee… so, to protect my modesty I asked Jono to hold up my raincoat while I hid behind the only large rock I could find "Nobody's going to appear sweetheart" he said and yes, we hadn't passed anyone in days let alone hours but I'm quite shy when it comes to peeing in public (!) and besides, the ponies and crew may appear over the hill, so asked him to oblige anyway… what happens, mid blimming pee I ...

    Acclimatisation day - Jangothang

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

    17 photos

    ... allowed a go much to my disappointment because I'm a woman, Archery is strictly a men only game in Bhutan.

    Aside from a bit of photography, the only other activity was to wash a couple of shirts in the stream. The water from the mountains is channelled through a piece of bamboo and I'd watched the locals wash their cooking pots, socks and teeth their earlier so waited for a washing window and hung our shirts to dry in the trees.

    I think the photos say it all!
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    Monday, Mongar in central Bhutan

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 29, 2012

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    ... 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. ...

    Sunday, Tashigang to Mongar

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Oct 28, 2012

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    ... a band of a dozen golden langurs cavorting in the trees next to the hotel.

    By 8 we were checked out and on our way. A 20 minute drive brought us to the Tashigang Dzong on the Ridge of Good Luck. Built in 1659, it was originally a fortress but now is a monastery. We wandered around admiring the Dzong and the views of the valley below. Red cloaked monks wandered about. Suddenly the chief monk, distinguished by his yellow sash, ...

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