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First full day...WOW!

BHUTAN | Sat, 23 Mar 2013 | By mountaingirl0602 | Views [351] | Comments [1]

I had seen photos and thought, "gee, it has similar terrain as Colorado, shouldn't be that different". Well, there are people here, and vehicles, and mountains. But that's were the similarities end.  They drive on the other side of the road, and ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, first day, paro

Lost in Bhutan - Day 3

BHUTAN | Sun, 26 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [939]

Day 3 – Dec 6 2010 In the morning I went across some early shops which sell various items. After walking around, we ended at the Clock Tower of Thimphu. It is noticeable that everywhere in Bhutan has a religious imprint. I spotted ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Lost in Bhutan - Day 2

BHUTAN | Sun, 26 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [942]

Day 2 – Dec 5 2010 7.00 am – I didn’t sleep much, thanks to the dogs barking all night outside the hotel. It’s quite strange that you can see dogs almost everywhere around here. Anyway, a walk around the hotel shows me an interesting ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Lost in Bhutan - Day 1

BHUTAN | Sat, 25 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [1226]

Day 1 – Dec 4 2010 7.15 am – I was just in time for the flight from Bangkok to Paro. Only halfway through the flight did I meet Mr. Jason Edwards and Mr. Simon Monk. We got to know each other and enjoyed the landscape outside the window. Far away, ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Four Countries in 12 hours

HONG KONG | Thu, 1 Oct 2009 | By poeanne | Views [472]

Well our trip to Bhutan ends today.  We got up early, ate breakfast and then went to the airport.  It was emotional saying goodbye to our guide and driver.  We were surprised to see both Druk Airlines airplanes on the tarmac at the same time.  These ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, hong kong, india, paro, thailand

The reason d’être for our trip

BHUTAN | Thu, 1 Oct 2009 | By poeanne | Views [1330] | Comments [1]

The reason d’être for our trip happened today.  We climbed to Taktsang Monastery which is also known as the Tiger’s Nest.  This monastery is the best known shrine in Bhutan and all Bhutanese people will try to make a pilgrimage here at least once in ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, paro, taktsang monstary

Big Festival in Thimphu

BHUTAN | Thu, 1 Oct 2009 | By poeanne | Views [586]

Monday September 28, 2009 Beautiful day for the festival, but we had an embarrassing start when the guard at the gate deemed our Capris inappropriate.  Our guide made a quick cell call for the driver to return with out clothes.  We made a quick ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, paro, thimphu

Arrival in Bhutan via Everest

BHUTAN | Wed, 23 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [1583]

Monday September 21, 2009.   Early this morning, Jennifer took a small plane ride to get a close up view of Mt. Everest. It wasn't as thrilling as our landing in Paro, Bhutan.  A picture (or video) is worth a thousand words.  Take a look. We were ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, paro, thimphu

 

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