Punakha And Paro Bhutan

After talking to the King yesterday, which was the highlight of my journey in Bhutan so far, I headed to the gorgeous Punakha and the amazingly stunning Tiger’s Nest in Paro on my last few days in Bhutan. Morning fog in Bhutan Another nice view in Bhutan. A white stupa like the one I saw … Continue reading Punakha And Paro Bhutan

I Talked To The King Of Bhutan In 2010

Early in the morning, I woke up and found this red curtain with the shadows of the window frames. It looked very artistic so I took a photo of it. The red curtains in my room. I remember hearing birds chirping very loudly that morning. I guess these were the ones that disturbed my slumber. … Continue reading I Talked To The King Of Bhutan In 2010

Thimphu To Trongsa to Tang Bhutan 2010

When I first discussed with the travel operator my itinerary, I told him I liked photography and I didn’t mind some, just some, hiking. Unfortunately, the owner told me everything was full because of the festivals. Hence, he designed an itinerary that fitted my interests – to some remote villages for me to take photographs … Continue reading Thimphu To Trongsa to Tang Bhutan 2010

Thimphu Bhutan 2010

Guess where this was? Never got sick of mountains. Yeah, I was on the plane flying to Bhutan! The first surprise came - the pilot announced we could see the Himalayas on our left hand side but I was sitting on the right and in an aisle seat so I didn't get to see that. … Continue reading Thimphu Bhutan 2010

Nagarkot Nepal 2010

Good morning, the Himalayas! I had a much better sleep this time in Nagarkot than my night in Tibet back in 2005. I didn't need to use any oxygen or drink anything to help me acclimatize. This place is much lower than Ronghbuk Monastery, which is the highest monastery in the world. If you are … Continue reading Nagarkot Nepal 2010

Nepal And Bhutan 2010

Going to Bhutan is not that easy. Probably the most difficult task is to select a local tour. Bhutan controls the number of foreign visitors every year and the visitors have to join a local tour otherwise they will not be issued a travel visa. Without a visa, you can’t get into the country. This … Continue reading Nepal And Bhutan 2010