Uma by COMO, Paro
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Well - they take their airport security seriously in only one place at the Kathmandu airport. We went through customs who just waved us through without even looking at our passports, then we went through two other security checkpoints and then we came to one separated by "Ladies & Gents". Included is a photo. We were all confused as the many …
... eye is a huge diamond which cost about a million dollars.
On to a lovely restaurant, where Chorten our tour agent met us for lunch and gave each of us a Bhutanese yak's wool woven bag wrapped in handmade paper made from a local plant. The food was the best we've had so far.
Next stop was the Textile Museum of Bhutan. An impressive modern building with beautiful displays and an excellent introductory video. We all wished we'd seen it at the beginning ...
... in front of the cameras. We were tucked up in our ‘Andes’ sleeping bags and silk liners by 7.30pm. However, sleep was proving difficult due to the noise around us. I had to ram in earplugs, pull on my hat with ear flaps AND plug myself into my Ipod nano. Luckily I found some plinky plonky meditation music in my collection and so drowned out the sound of the cow bells and local dogs (they sleep during the day and bark ALL night). We both slept well to 5.45am.
... which is perched on a cliff. The legend is Guru Rinpoche rode on the back of a tigress to this place and meditated for 3 years, 3 months and 3 days in a cave.
It takes about 2 hours to trek up 900 meters to the monastery and are rewarded with great views of the valley but also the incredible monastery built here.
... a whole audience of airport personnel were there to meet us. Everyone was grinning, but nearly as much as we were. After getting out of the plane, we posed for pictures and pasted the Bhutan flag next in line on our strip. The personnel of the airport, having never seen an airplane this small wanted to take a look inside. The two lovely ladies from customs asked if this was the smallest plane in the world. It was just an awesome feeling. We awaited Dietmar's and ...