Category Archives: Bhutan Travel Blog

To Thimpu

6am: I’ve just woken up and we have to repack and get out early, and there are no lights, so while I can see to type (and the Wifi is working, oddly), I can’t see a bloody thing otherwise. This … Continue reading

Sunday, November 15, 2015 in Bhutan Travel Blog, Travel

Long Drive, but Worth It

On Saturday we do a long loop drive via the Chelela Pass, which links the Paro Valley to the one which borders Tibet, and then back round the end of the valley. The pass is at 13,000 feet, and the … Continue reading

The Rinpung Zhong

While I rather liked the detail shot from yesterday, I realised that I should really post something showing the grand buildings, so here is a view of the Rinpung Zhong from the nearby river. The interesting thing is that the … Continue reading

Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Bhutan Travel Blog, Travel

Getting Shooting

After all the travelling, it was good to get our teeth into a solid day of photography. The day starts with a pre-breakfast, pre-dawn wander around the hotel. However as a result of an extremely cold bedroom my night’s sleep … Continue reading

Friday, November 13, 2015 in Bhutan Travel Blog

After the Overture, the Performance

It turns out that the descent into Kathmandu was just a warm-up act. The flight from Kathmandu to Paro is only about and hour and a quarter, in a 50-seat propeller plane, but I can’t think of any short, scheduled … Continue reading

Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Bhutan Travel Blog, Travel

The Road to Kathmandu

Almost exactly two years after Morocco, my cameras and I are back on the trail again. Where? I originally booked to go to Patagonia, but after Top Gear were run out of town on a rail that got cancelled. Then … Continue reading