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Bhutan – Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Paro

We drove from Thimpu past Paro to the end of the road below the monastery. We then hiked for about 90 minutes to a look out point, about half way up, where we stopped for lunch. This was the second … Continue reading

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Bhutan – Paro to Thimpu to Wangdi

We left Paro and headed for Thimpu the capital town, 45 minutes away. The narrow roads followed the rivers down, the Paro Valley, and then up the neighboring valley to Thimpu. The landscape was more subalpine than tropical, with glaciated … Continue reading

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Bhutan – Into the Land of the Thunderdragon

Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas is the mysterious land of the Thunderdragon. Medieval monasteries clinging to towering mountains over valleys with clear azure rivers below the bright sunlight piercing the clean air. The gentle people dressed in their colorful traditional … Continue reading

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