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Chasing the thunder dragon

July 11, 2009

Did you ever think you would?

–  Dance with snow-lions and banter with the clowns at a colorful festival?

–  Try a fiery dish of chilies and cheese?

–  Hike into a gravity defying monastery & then soak in a stone bath?

– Be blessed by a 10-inch wooden penis?

– Gaze into the snow-peaked Himalayas, while sitting among 108 chortens?

You can do all these and much more on the next GyspyFeet trip to Bhutan –

In the Land of the Thunder Dragon

For details on the trip visit the Gypsyfeet website http://www.gypsyfeettravels.com

The detailed itinerary is up.

P.S. Biggest highlight of the trip? Me.(though I was not allowed to highlight this in our brochures)

yes ,this time I will be your guide as we hike up the mountains.I lead from behind – mostly because my stamina will give up after the first one hour .

Seriously ,would you rather have a fast talking “madam this is taj mahal and now look to your right there is fatehpursikri and please hurry up IhaveAnotherGroupWAitingAndIsThisYourFather’sTripThatyouThinkYouHaveAllTheTimeInTheWorld….” guide or ME?

I promise not to feign interest in obscure paintings in some musty musuem halls.

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18 Comments leave one →
  1. July 11, 2009 12:10 pm

    Seems amazing. *sigh* Wish I could go.

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 13, 2009 6:36 pm

      Why not? Next time ,it is then

  2. Anupa permalink
    July 11, 2009 8:46 pm

    Yay!! Awesome!! Esp the biggest highlight 😉 (crossing fingers and hoping the firang clients lemme leave for good before Sep…. wondering if I can use the Gypsyfeet trip as the “unavoidable circumstances” excuse to head homewards!)

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 13, 2009 6:36 pm

      IF you tell them the biggest higlight,they might want to come themselves 🙂

  3. July 11, 2009 10:24 pm

    Sounds like SO MUCH FUN! I have always wanted to go on such trips! Infact I have made some plans too, but they are yet to materialise!

    Lucky you. 🙂

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 13, 2009 6:37 pm

      Where are you based?

      • July 13, 2009 11:18 pm

        Aussieland. Job-hunting and all.

        Btw, I came back to ask you..whats the deal with this 10-inch wooden penis? I read it here but didn’t ask you anything about it in my previous comment, but its been at the back of my head. So pliss to be telling the story..or legend..or whatever history there is.

  4. Just call me 'A' permalink
    July 12, 2009 10:38 am

    I want to go too….sounds amazing and I love hikes, althought I’m a little skeptical of being willy-whacked 🙂 LOL!

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 13, 2009 6:38 pm

      hahahhaa..you should def plan a trip to that monastery..

  5. July 13, 2009 11:19 am

    Wish I had the leave 😦

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 13, 2009 6:38 pm

      Its closer to Cal- you must have gone there ,no?

  6. July 13, 2009 7:39 pm

    Bhutan… wow.. and sigh!!! wish I could go… I just have to settle with warm Chennai.. but still no place like home 🙂

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 14, 2009 12:18 am

      Try and see if you can come.We have lots of trips arranged,all around Sept end

  7. July 13, 2009 9:44 pm

    sigh.
    i so need a vacation.

  8. Kamala permalink
    July 14, 2009 9:28 am

    #4 – yeah i did think i would.

  9. July 14, 2009 4:12 pm

    Some itinerary that! And great job with the choice of photographs on gypsy feet. Totally salivating over it.

    • lostonthestreet permalink*
      July 18, 2009 6:01 pm

      Come over for one of the trips!!

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