Monday, August 25, 2014

Bhutan: Tigers Nest

Getting to the famous "Tigers Nest" or "Paro Taktsang" requires a 3 hours walk around 10km north of Paro. The monastery is hanging on a cliff at 3120meters and the walk you do elevates around 900meters. The best is to walk early as the monastery only has got direct sun on it at around 08:00 in the morning. We had to gamble as the rain season was in full swing during our visit- we were lucky though!
Juan, one of the workshop participants walking to see the "Tigers Nest".
You can just about see the "Tigers Nest" in background between the
"Grandfathers Beard" hanging from the trees in the foreground!
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