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This is what I call a room with a view!! Best hotel, best scenery!!!
5 stars service Had a great experience!!
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Another lovely sunny day, hoping it remains dry for the trek but wet weather gear is packed. The housekeeping ladies giggled at our outfits on our way to breakfast, not surprisingly as we were dressed almost identically in top to toe khaki clobber, 'You look like twins, tee hee hee… or you are from army?'
Kinley and Dorji piled our …
After a good nights kip in our beautiful wooden lodge and a slightly dodgy morning of feeling all at sea due to ghastly malaria tablet side effects washed down with an 8% local brew... Mr K and I met our guide Kinley and the driver Dorji for a tour of Paro. First stop the local Museum where we saw a fine array of 18th Century masks. Some quite …
... 3390 m high and on for another road adventure. Tracking back the same way we again hit a block, same place, same bog. With some amazing manoeuvring by the road machinery the bogged truck free after about 45 minutes. Coming up the hill towards us don't know how he managed to squeeze around the corner and past all the cars, passing us it was so tight and his load on such an angle I was sure he was going to tip over the side and couldn't look. The rest of the trip ...
... We started the walk down from Takstang at 12:20 PM.
We were much more relaxed on the walk down as it required far less lung power, and we knew we had a lot of time. We did stop to photograph the flora and a spotted dove- a common bird in Bhutan. There also seemed to be a crow like bird with a yellow beak which we couldn't catch on camera. We met some Indians near the cafeteria around 2 PM who were still on the climb up- we gave them ...
... to have some decent beef and the homemade chilli sauce had a really nice kick to it. I noticed that the tour guide and driver ate with their fingers. I was given a spoon to use. The guide also explained that they do not kill animals in Bhutan so all the meat is imported from India. I learned so much else tonight as we chatted but the blog for today is already a short novel so I'll save the tidbits of information for blog postings throughout the ...