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TravelPod Member ReviewsZhiwa Ling Paro
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 …
... trip. Unfortunately no photos allowed.
That left us with a couple of hours to wander through the handicraft market. Some interesting and lovely things on show, in many cases they were making their products on the spot.
Another couple of hours and we were back in Paro at the hotel we stayed at on our first night.
For our last dinner we went to a local restaurant with our guide and driver, where we had an opportunity to thank them for a wonderful ...
... Not only were we camped in a stunning location but we were joined by local Bhutanese families from a neighbouring village who were enjoying a celebration of archery which is apparently an annual event. Their camp consisted of corrugated sheeting and a huge tarpaulin. Inside they had a fire going and a huge cauldron on top. It was hard not to stare as they all looked so characterful, from the grandparents down to the young children and we refrained from ...
... atmosphere, but had to keep feeding it. Few lights in room, just two bedside lamps. Dinner very ordinary, some sort of green veg salad, rice, spaghetti, tofu and black fungus ( nice ). Some horrible beef dish, beef could not be cut with knife, and a fish dish( did not try). Desert was Ok, Indian rice ball with pomegranats. Shower felt good with a good backrub. Weather on our side again, sunny till mid afternoon. Then fun started. Tarring suggested we go for a 12 km ...