Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Books or Paper Annonser
For Cee – Steps and stairs the only outdoor ones from me this week!
It is not April 1, but May 1. So…this animal really exists. But, do you know what species this animal is and the strange story behind it?
I have never, during my travels, seen so many dogs as I did in Bhutan. And definitely never dogs that well kept. They were everywhere, and they were all quite lovely. Our guide, Rinzen, told us that a dog chooses a door – a house – to which it will return and wait for food […]Read Post ›
The theme this year is to put an end to plastic pollution. I hope we will all do our best not to use plastic. Bags, for example. Every day in media, we see turtles, birds, sharks, etc. entangled and dying. Not to talk about all the micro plastics killing lives in the ocean and in […]Read Post ›
The Divine Madman is of great importance to the Bhutanese. On almost every house you will find his imprint – a phallus symbol – painted on the wall or hanging from the roof as a wooden giant. The phallus symbol is important to ward off evil and to bring luck. Chimi Lhakang is situated on […]Read Post ›
Between Paro and the Capital of Bhutan, Thimpu, the road takes you over the Dochula Pass (3140 m) with its 108 chortens. A chorten is a kind of stupa, often built at crossroads and passes to ward off evil. And all chortens contain religious relics. The Druk Wangyal Khang Zhang Chortens are red-band or khangzang […]Read Post ›
Krista, at WordPress, asks us to show what we think about when hearing the word ”prolific” My first thought went to the prolific Spanish sunflower fields – they made me happy just looking at them. They still do.
For Paula this Sunday – Pilgrim on her way to Taktshang Goemba, Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Bhutan
At 2200 meters above sea level, Paro hosts Bhutan’s international airport and about 15000 citizens. A charming town with its most famous landmark about 10 kilometres outside town: Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest) Hermitage on the face of a sheer 1,000-metre (3,281-foot) cliff. This was our goal for the last day of our tour. Street life is […]Read Post ›