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Travel Deeper with Gareth Leonard

I’m Gareth Leonard and this is a story about leaving behind everything comfortable I knew, in search of a dream…  I hope you don’t mind if I take a brief pause from the “Travel Deeper Australia” series to bring you the first ever T2T Trailer. This bad boy is long overdue, but it’s finally time I explain what this site …

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Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan

The Tiger’s Nest Monastery (aka Paro Taktsang) outside of Paro, Bhutan is a magical and mysterious place that you have to see to believe. It’s a sacred Buddhist site cut high into the beautiful Bhutanese cliffs, where time slows down and tradition remains paramount. The temple complex was originally built in 1692, and is said to be the one-time home …

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INTO THE KINGDOM OF BHUTAN [VIDEO]

Come with us on a magical journey, over the mountains and through the monasteries, to one of the most amazing places on this planet – The Kingdom of Bhutan! As I mentioned in the previous post, Clint from Triphackr.com and I spent a week exploring Bhutan with Yeoong Tours & Travels back in late April, and this is the video evidence …

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Mountain Biking in Bhutan

When we arrived in Paro, Bhutan, our guides took us directly to a restaurant for lunch and a few welcome beers in downtown Paro. At that first meeting, we went over our itinerary for the week, and they asked if there was anything in particular we’d like to do. They told us that one of the King’s favorite past-times is …

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Travel Bhutan: A Visual Journey Through the Dragon Kingdom

My love affair started on the initial descent into Paro, as we made a hard left turn to cut through the surrounding mountains. The once chatty Chinese tourists that filled the cabin were now reduced to whimpering bystanders. This was not a small plane, and yet, our Bhutanese pilot made skillful maneuvers as if he was Maverick chasing Iceman. We were …