Spent Brothers Productions Gazette 147 A Journey Through BHUTAN 2016
A Journey Through BHUTAN June 2016
Just one more delay as digger clears the road / Sheila at Yutong La (11 650 ft) between Trongsa & Bumthang
Karma at Yutong La / Druk 11000 beer in nice orange mugs at Nimalung temple the day before the festival
Lovely view from our hotel room in Chume Valley / Sheila being dressed by hotel girl...
...now the new jacket / Derek being dressed by Karma & our driver in a lovely silk gho loaned by Karma
Bhutan dress involves careful folding & tucking for both genders
At Nimalung festival
Lunch at the festival - delicious fried pork sausages, boiled vegetable momos, crispy coated potato mash
& delicious crispy belly pork in onion & tomato sauce (not shown) on which Sheila breaks a tooth!
Sheila enjoying a G & T in our room in new hotel in Jakar before dinner
Calling in at small place in Jakar town for beers & snack we noticed a hand weaving loom
The lady showed us the "very fine black/white weave which appears silvery grey...
She gets paid" about £65 "for 2 rolls which look about 10m long each." (Sheila's journal)
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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2016