A beautiful sunny day with more prints from a large cat along the trail for the Trekkers and their secret jokes

 

Hello there friends, family, and loved ones, Trekkers reporting in from the happy kingdom of Bhutan.

We had a very sunny morning and were able to make good time on a good trail. Stopped in our tracks of course, when we came across the prints of a very large cat; we had to take some photos of that. And then we had pretty much a downhill run of it until the very last bit of the day where we scaled another thousand feet up to a glacial tarn in a beautiful cirque and that’s where our camp is.

And we’re now just finishing off a lovely repast from the meal and heading for bed. All souls on board seem to be happy, healthy and in good spirits, telling jokes about – well, we won’t even go into that. We’re heading to bed. So thanks for tuning in. See you tomorrow, same place, same time. Ta ta for now!

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