Swiss Guest House
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... was covered in white frost. With the others still snoring I threw on my jacket and boots, and wandered off up the track just as the sun began to peep over the hill catching the other side of the valley in brightness. Cranes flying over, cows stirring, horses shaking the ice off their backs, wood stoves starting up with wafts of smoke, crunching grass underfoot and very quiet and peaceful.
Breakfast was traditional, rice ( for breakfast, lunch ...
... 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 ...
... with little free time. We had seen almost 100 new species on or trek, which is incredible given how many hours we spent walking and having to 'get somewhere'.
We will not write up the birding tour, choosing instead to upload photos with the odd tag line. Very much looking forward to seeing many more on our next trekking adventure in the East of Bhutan. Watch this space!
... the other side of the river and started back towards our hotel.
Just below our hotel we paid a visit to yet another temple, the Tamshing Goemba which was established in 1501.
After lunch we drove back into town to visit the Jakar Dzong which was built in 1667. It is in a picturesque location overlooking the Chokhor valley. Compared to the other dzongs it is fairly plain with relatively few woodcarvings. Most of ...