Thimphu (population 25,000, elevation: 2,320 m) is the new capital established in 1952-3 by the previous king Dorje Wangchuk to replace the former capital of Punakha. Dominated by the city of Tashicho Dzong, a reconstructed copy of an old 400-year-old fortress damaged by an earthquake. The new building has been restored using traditional methods and materials. The Dzong hosts the Central Secretariat, the summer residence of the monarch’s apparatus, the ministry and the venue of the National Assembly. Here is the throne room of the king. Like all monasteries in Bhutan, non-Buddhists are denied access to the monastery half. Inspection of the city and usually begins with a visit to the Continue reading
Fly fishing tackle for beginners
Fly fishing is a very special tackle, significantly different from others. It should be selected based on the specific fishing conditions and the type of expected fish. Collect fly fishing gear from what is in stock will not work. So, for example, casting an artificial bait with this type of fishing must be done at a distance of about 30 meters. Ordinary gear is hard to do.
How to choose fly fishing gear
Fishing enthusiasts see the rod as an extension of their hand. With it, the cord is thrown to the right Continue reading
London is a city of unrivaled beauty. Walking on bridges and embankments, acquaintance with rich architecture – this is not only every tourist who desires, having arrived in the capital of Great Britain. But the weather here is always unpredictable and can adjust your plans.
Even when the weather forecast says it will be clear, it’s better to bring an umbrella or raincoat. In the morning the sun may shine, and already in the afternoon the sky will be cloudy and it will rain. If you are caught in bad weather, you should not get upset and stay in a hotel; there is always something to do in the city.
The most important museum in London and the country as a whole is the British. He is also one of the largest in the world. There is a museum in Bloomsbury. Here you will find the history of Great Britain and archaeological finds. The British Museum impresses with its grandeur: numerous halls, floors, Continue reading