Category Archives: Excursions

Paro, Bhutan

April 20, 2019 Well we couldn’t have planned a better last day in Bhutan. We started our day at 7:30 and drove to the base for our hike to Taksang Monastery, commonly known as the Tiger’s Nest. This is one … Continue reading

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Punakha- Paro, Bhutan

April 19, 2019 Last night’s full moon was beautiful as was today’s sunrise in Punakha.  We stayed at the Drubchu Resort, which I wouldn’t particularly recommend.  The gardens were beautiful but the hotel wasn’t the best. They did have a … Continue reading

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Thimphu to Punakha, Bhutan

April 18, 2019 The morning started wonderfully since it is our older son, Adam’s birthday!  Well, it is April 18 in Bhutan, but this was a good time to Facetime with him – he was in California –  to wish … Continue reading

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Thimphu, Bhutan

April 17, 2019 Yesterday I mentioned the old iron bridge and the new bridge – here is a picture Norm took of me on the new bridge! And here are some pictures of our hotel room.  We dinner at the … Continue reading

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Paro and Thimphu, Bhutan

April 16, 2019 We left the Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu this morning after an early breakfast.  Here’s the view from our room. The red and yellow building is a monastery. We were traveling business class to Paro Bhutan and so … Continue reading

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Kathmandu, Nepal

April 15, 2019 It is our last day in Nepal, hard to believe it went so fast, and we had so many experiences. Today, Sagar and Zyanu picked us up just before 9 for our day.  As usual, Sagar was … Continue reading

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Nagarkot-Kathmandu, Nepal

April 14, 2019 After our NY eve dinner at the Mystic Mountain hotel, we had the NY day brunch before Sagar and Zyanu picked us up for the day.   Here is the menu for the dinner last night. The lobby … Continue reading

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Kathmandu-Nagarkot, Nepal

April 13, 2019 I have to say that I never get tired of noodles for breakfast! After breakfast, Sagar and our intrepid driver Zyanu picked us up at the Hyatt.  We checked out as we are going to Nagarkot for … Continue reading

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Kathmandu, Nepal

April 12, 2019 We left the ship in Shanghai yesterday morning at 4:30 AM and the port agent was there to escort us off the ship and to the waiting taxi.  The ship was leaving at 6 AM. Our flight … Continue reading

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Tianjin/Beijing, China

April 7, 2019 Here is our arrival into the port of Tianjin which is the port you go to for Beijing. It is a huge container port. Our morning started with a compulsory immigration face to face inspection.  Because we … Continue reading

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