Kathmandu – The last few days have been hectic, we have visited many wonderful places in Kathmandu. The girls have shopped and bought wonderful pashminas, handicraft etc at least they are keeping the economy in Nepal healthy. We have eaten at some fabulous restaurants along the way but I think Dhaal Bhaat (lentils and rice) is their favourite. Today most [….]Read More
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Day 7 Paro – KathmanduIt was a sad day for everyone of us to leave Bhutan and the Bhutanese friends we have made during our trip. Our flight to Kathmandu was absolutely spectacular the day appeared clear and the view of the Himalayas from Kanchenjunga the 3rd highest mountain in the world to the Mt Everest from the plane was [….]Read More
The approach to Bhutan’s Paro International Airport was the first amazing highlight of our trip and if this is what is installed for us during the next 8 days it will be a magical adventure. Flying into Bhutan was an awesome experience, from the aircraft it is hard to take in the sheer beauty of the scene below. The snow-clad [….]Read More
5th NovemberTime just flies by and every turn in the road brings another amazing view , wonderful temple, prayer wheels water driven by mountain waterfalls spinning and roadside stalls with local vegetables and roasted corn. Far too many things to describe in detail until there is more time. This afternoon we arrived at the Punakha Dzong. Situated at the confluence [….]Read More
7th November.Today we rose at 4.00am to leave at 5.00am so we could get to Thimpu in time for the public celebrations of the 5th King of Bhutan.We reached the Dochula Pass (the highest pass in Bhutan at 3,100m) The sky was clear, the sun was just rising and the snowy peaks of the Himalaya were revealed in all their [….]Read More
Day 6 Today was a special day in Bhutan especially as we were to tackle the climb to the famous Taksing Monastry situated 3180 mtrs above Paro. Five of the group were very adventurous as they made the decision to travel by horse up to the view point which is at approx 3000 mtrs. The rest of us decided to [….]Read More