Day 6: To Paro November 20th 2009 A late night show of Jack Nicolson's "Something Gotta Give" resulted in we getting up late and it was already 10.30 am when we reached the bus stand. Unfortunately there are just two buses between the two largest cities of Bhutan, Thimpu and Paro, one at 9.00 am and the other at 2.00 pm. So we looked around for Taxi. A nice guy agreed to take us for 100 bucks each with the condition that he wont l ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Paro In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed wher... ... read more
Ever since I watched Motorcycle Diaries, a film based on Che-Guvera's motor-cycle exploits, I have dreamt of taking a year off and travel. Visit places of stunning natural beauty, meet amazing people, have incredible experiences! Taking a year off and voluntarily 'doing nothing' but travel is something completely unheard of in India.
But as soon as I could gather enough funds and enough guts, I started last October and it has been the most memorable one in my life. I sky-dived in Poconos, NY and hiked across the spectacular Grand Canyon. Tested my endurance limit during a month long course... full info