Yet another early morning. But the mountain is calling ;) Today we hiked up the steep mountain to the most famous symbol of Bhutan, Takstang Dzong. Better known as "Tiger's Nest". The old monastery is spectacularly built onto a massive cliff. Although the amazing photos don't come without some leg work ;) But Kesang and I managed to get up there in 2 hours 15 min instead of the estimated 2 hours and 45 min. Quite a workout but totally worth the views and ...
Around The World In 180 Days
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In the morning unfortunately we had to head back to Paro. But we stopped in Timphu one more time to visit the art school in which Bhutanese students are taught the country's unique style in painting, sculpting and clothing. After that we went to see a paper factory, where workers create beautiful pieces of paper with ancient techniques. Pretty cool!In the afternoon we reached my hotel in Paro, the Metta Resort Hotel. After checking in we drove to the edge of ...