Swiss Guest House
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... gone left hugging the forest line rather than towards the open valley, soon realised that as we came across bog after bog, and after much navigating around these and creeks got onto higher ground and found the path again. Took us quite a while, a couple of hours, so had a concerned call from Tenzin waiting at the temple for us ' are you all right ?'. Was a lovely walk with warm sun and great vista's.
Leaving the valley climbed back up to Pele La ( ...
... beautiful masks and a festival celebration. Kinley's gang also visited a Bhutanese farm house and sampled various Bhutanese specialities!
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... village past terraced fields and up to a temple dedicated to a man who thought it would be a good idea to liberate the women of the valley by having 'relations' with as many as he could. For this he became revered... in fact, the number one souvenir in the village is a phallus!! Even the sign pointing to the washroom uses the image. Our guide said this was really just for the tourists. Women do come here to ask for fertility but the souvenirs don't ...
Mr K and I enjoyed a thoroughly lazy day at the Zhiwaling Hotel, downloading photographs, reading, blogging and drinking beer on the patio. A much needed rest after the trekking. Late afternoon, I was treated to the most blissful upper body massage to rid me of the knots I'd gained from carrying my heavy daypack on the trek. I nearly jumped off the couch when the masseur pressed play on the CD player as it was some very jangly Bhutanese spiritual music that suddenly blared out at ...
... picked the ripened fruit. Points of interest 108 a significant number in Bhuddism. Arrived at by an astrologer a long time ago, things with 108 bring about well being, for dead people 108 prayer flags, rosary equivalent 108 beads. Bumthag a holy province, Bhuddism spread from here. Many monasteries, often different sects. Quite a few similarities with Catholicism- holy water, rosary, revering ( our sign of cross), monetary offerings. Bhutan often referred to as Switzerland of the ...