Punakha Dzong and the Divine Madman


It was the day after we got back from our five day trek. As much as I loved the trek, the views, being in nature, camping… I was also very happy to have had a good nights sleep in a warm room, a hot shower and be driven around in a minibus.

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Druk Path Trek – Days 1 and 2


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 inĀ  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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