In the afternoon of the fourth day of our trek we saw lots of yaks and a nomad family.
But first we had to get out of our tents. It was cold on our lake campsite. And due to the surrounding mountains there was no hope for any sun to rise and warm us up.
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Our third day started early! I mean, all days started early on this holiday. But this day was particularly early because “the boys”, as our guide called the crew, were instructed to wake us in time for sunrise.
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The highlight of my recent holiday to Bhutan was certainly the five day trek along the “Druk Path”. A Druk is a thunder dragon and the national symbol of Bhutan. So if there is any route to walk in Bhutan, then it must be this one!
Over the five days we climbed up to an altitude of over 4,200 meters on the last day, the highest I’d ever been in my life. In fact, we slowly climbed higher each day – and each day was the highest I’d ever been in my life. So a major adventure for me from day one.
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