Udee 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 ...
There is only one road that traverses Bhutan from east to west. Therefore, we had to back track today the way we came a few days ago. The drive again was 6.5 hours not including lunch and bathroom stops. The drive had beautiful scenery as it was sunny and clear most of the way. At one point we ran into a tiny bit of snow on the side of the ride. Considering that it wasn't there two days ago ...
... in their living rooms.The last stop was another Fort equally as impressive as the last. Situated at the point where the Pho Chu (male) and Mo Chu (female) rivers unite and surrounded by Jacarandas in full bloom it made quite a statement. The temple inside one of the most interesting I have ever wandered through.... probably because I received more information on Buddha including an interpretation of past and future Buddha's. Apparently it isn't that ...
... lady in front of me was sending photos and instant messaging on Facebook and a Grandmother next to me pulled out a ringing mobile phone and shouted directions to her friends as to where in the crowd she could be found. I felt like I was on a film set seeing actors in a period costume drama on a break and using modern technology which looks so out of place with their traditional clothing. Seeing monks chatting on their mobile phones looks most odd but it was pleasing that ...
... to have new horsemen tomorrow so gave our ‘serious’ horseman a miniature whiskey and monetary tip. He allowed me to take a photo but bless him, he didn’t raise a smile.
It was a cold evening but thankfully dry and I slept in my thermals, jumper and big furry hat! We fell asleep to the sound of the locals singing by the camp-fire, merry after their archery competition (all the songs sounded very similar to us in husky cracked voices).
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