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The Heart Of Bhutan – Trongsa

Have you ever felt a sense of wonder when you look at a breathtaking view? Seeing clouds and green hills and witnessing the harmony of nature. Having spent a mere five days in Bhutan, every morning was still as beautiful as anything you could imagine. On this day, the 3rd of July, we woke up to cold mountain weather. The morning fog slowly crept away leaving in its wake dew soaked grass and a pale blue sky almost entirely obscured by clouds. Continue reading “The Heart Of Bhutan – Trongsa”

Arriving In Central Bhutan – Thimphu And Trongsa

The Thimphu-Paro expressway is a smooth section of tarmac which reduces travel time to just four hours so we had a lot of time on our hands. We enjoyed a grand breakfast at Hotel Silverpine where we had stayed the previous day after a strenuous trek to Tiger’s Nest. On the to-do list was a leisurely ride to Thimphu followed by a little meandering on the streets of the country’s capital. But Bhutan being the beautiful country that it is ensured that our four hour ride took significantly longer. Continue reading “Arriving In Central Bhutan – Thimphu And Trongsa”

Motorbike Transport By Train In India

This one is going to be a quickie about transporting your motorbike via railways in India. I’ve heard some bad stories, some good experiences and a lot of questions regarding this topic so here goes: Firstly, its a breeze. Secondly, to make it a breeze you’ll need to avoid people who want their palms greased. At face value, the task will be a lot simpler if you just shell out a couple of Rs. 50 notes at the right places but do you really need to? Cover photo courtesy of Musafir Hu Yaron. Continue reading “Motorbike Transport By Train In India”

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