Thongbu Shong to Shana, 13 km, 955 ft ascent, 5663 ft descent
20 October 2008
click to enlarge

Cold morning at Thongbu, frost and ice
Group shot: Back: Karma (guide), Phub Dorji, Sonam, Nidup (horsemen)
Front: Dorji (cook), Tshering Dorji, Dechen Dorji, Pema (assistants)
Entire group shot: Karma, Bill, Phub Dorji, Sonam, Chris, Nidup, Me, Erick, Paul, Dorji, Tshering Dorji, Dechen Dorji, Pema, Suzie, Susan
Picture courtesy of Bill Birchard
Last pass, all downhill from here
Bill coming up
Karma, Paul, and Susan on the trail
Stopping the ponies after one lost his load Paro valley Shana
Tired pony
return to chomolhari trek

return to asia2008

return to bhutan

return to index