Uma by COMO, Paro
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... good at meditating! Maybe he was watching me as I tried very hard to clear my mind. This past year I've done a couple of meditation workshops and am actively trying to get better at it everyday. After this we headed to a resturant for tea...well Numbgay had tea and I opted for Druk 11000, which is a very strong local beer! 8% and I was pretty tipsy when I headed back to the hotel! It was a good day and tomorrow Bhutan's most famous site - the Tiger's Next Monastery ...
... goes that the King wanted to build 108 temples in a single day to help pin an ogress to the earth and in doing so also covert Tibetan people to Buddhism. Next it was off to watch some archery. Archery is Bhutan's national sport but again because it was a national holiday, many games were being played. The rules are similar to darts with two teams playing against one another. In archery, the target is 130 metres away if using ...
... 5th king was young man at the time and was left behind in Thimphu.
After the monuments, we went for lunch at a resort up the road. I mean up the road as well. They had a lovely collection of handicrafts, but no pictures were allowed in the store. We had rice, dried fish, pork, beef, spinach, cabbage, mushrooms and chilies (2 types) for lunch. All the food comes in separate dishes. I took a picture of the lunch. With lunch, I tried ...
... of us jostled for a good position along the carpet. We waited and waited for over an hour, but eventually we got so cold that we had to give up.
On the way back as we passed close to the bridge leading to the monastery where the festival was held, the motorcade with the King and Queen arrived. They got out of their car and with their rather large entourage immediately headed across the bridge. We just managed to get ...
... went into the Buddhist temple where the monks were having breakfast. Pem is a Buddhist and paid his respect. Then I walked to the head monk and received a blessing by him taping on my head with his 'baton'. Onward we went to the construction site of a huge Buddha. The Buddha stands 168feet tall. The Chinese are assisting in the building of this Buddha. It is still under construction and will be an amazing meeting place when it is complete. You can see ...