Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Back to Thimpu

Today we go to Thimpu the capital of Bhutan it takes only 2 hours to get there so we left at 9:15 am.

On our way back at Dochula pass, our guide had arranged for us to meet a local TV crew (BBS) where we were all interviewed and filmed for their local TV news.

Once we finished we continued to Thimpu to a hotel at an altitude of 2570 m up in the mountains where the wind was cold. The hotel was called peaceful, and it was.

We visited the capital for lunch, and found out that there are no traffic lights in Bhutan intentionally; their intersections have a police officer directing traffic.

We gathered in front of the TV at 6:00 pm to watch the news and saw the coverage of our trip.


  1. AnonymousJune 12, 2009

    Good day to you all. Trafic police in Bahutan reminds me of Q8 trafic police in late 50s, but they had the rotating box signal with two words Go(Green) & Stop(Red).
    Enjoy your selves and may God go with you and keep you safe.
    Bu Abdulrazaq

  2. Nice videos today .. Be safe

  3. AnonymousJune 13, 2009

    Hi all of you its nice to see some one is taking video for three of you riding your Bikes…..take care

    Hasan Al-Bairami

  4. AnonymousJune 13, 2009

    You guys are great, we are happy for you all, and we are learning form you, go ahead and enjoy your journey. We are proud of you.
    Hussain Al Bairami

  5. wow its a great thing we are proud of u

  6. You are giving us the travel of our life while we are here in sunny, hot and sandy Kuwait. God bless you all.

  7. It was very nice to see all posts and the kind of extraordinary experiences that you are passing through. Have a great, safe and successful trip.

    Kind regards,
    Abdul Salaam Siddiqui

  8. Hi there,

    Great adventure, great movies!
    I have been end 2008 also in Pakistan and India, with my BMW R1200GS, so it is great to relive al the beautifull moments.

    I will follow you website next months and hope to see mutch of those beautifull movies.

    Keep on enjoying and save traveling.

    Jopos from Holland. (