Sonam Palgey Lachung
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... calls. We started our sight-seeing trip. It turned out that a place called zero-point, where there is snow wasn't included in our package, but we could add that for an extra charge. We deferred the decision until later. Our first stop was going to be Yumthang valley.
It was a somewhat long (2hr?) drive to the valley. There was very little traffic on the way, a few small settlements and some army camps. It felt very remote ...
... surrounding hills. There were stairs leading up to the viewpoint from the road and A decided to stay downstairs near some shops. In the meantime P threw a small fit because she wanted to take pictures with the camera.
The drive was long but scenic, going up and down hills and through valleys with very little traffic. The road condition was bad but there were several nice waterfalls along the way. We stopped at some of them; when we did that S and ...
... learnt later that this was the drivers first time to make this trip and that he was also excited about seeing Everest.
Suddenly he stopped, got out and inspected the same wheel, spoke to our guide and by the look on his face we knew it was serious. We were fortunate that one of the seven spoke perfect Chinese and so we got an update in English , "the wheel has to come off, something is broken inside". It was now 5.30pm and it would be dark in three and a half ...
... It was a spectacular drive, climbing and climbing. At certain places there were plenty of monkeys on the road side. The last half our we drove in the dark. So now we are only to pleased to stay for two nights in the Royal Plaza hotel. A treat after the two weeks of guesthouses, although they were good guesthouses.
So with this entry we are uploading the last pictures from amar sonar Bangla and the first from ...
... dance to another easily... It was a great personal discovery.
I photographed the ladies dancing to the entire dance and the expressions, concentration was clear in everyone's face. No doubt myself as well. Out of all of us only one of our dance colleagues was not involved at all in what was going on, in fact was hardly there. It was a real joy to photograph.
( I have not included any photo of the group dancing with their expressions as three of ...
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