Circle of Ripples Adventure Tour
Travelling is a part of education. An excursion is not just a pleasure trip; it enhances the knowledge of the students beyond the four walls of the classroom. To provide such an enriching experience, Circle of Ripples Adventure Tour was organise from 30th June- 8th July, 2019 for the students of Changzhu Primary School, Samtse to capital of Bhutan, Thimphu.
Educational tours are part and parcel of the life of students. Students need rest and entertainment after working hard for many days. Excursions can provide them solace and help them form an escape route from the tedium of their nerve-wrecking hectic schedule of activities.
Their visit to Kuenselphodrang, Changangkha Lhakhang, Memorial Chorten and Zangdopelri were enjoyed by them hearing the early chirping of birds with beautiful sunrise and adopting a fruitful habit of reading. Students were mesmerised by the panoramic views of Thimphu valley.
The visit to Dechenphug Lhakhang, were savoured by them which paved the way to the repository of their memories.
Clean Bhutan’s Executive Director Mr Nedup Tsheringshared the importance of keeping the country clean by recycling waste and turning waste into useable .They've learnt to use zebra cross while crossing roads and fulfilling the fundamental duties of pedestrian.
Students developed love for nature and got real happiness when they got a chance to visit ‘ROYAL TAKIN PRESERVE, Motithang, Thimphu: Bhutan'. The Nature walk along the small stream and watching Takin wandering freely were something new for the students.
The students were honoured to meet Hon'ble Speaker Wangchuk Namgyel an few Members of Parliament including Hon. Dillon Maya Rai of Tashicholing constituency who coordinated the visit to National Assembly.
The visit has been the first of its kind for the students and the coordinator of the tour, Mr. Yeshi Dendup mentioned that the visit will greatly benefit the students in getting general knowledge and experience apart from classroom learning of using the mic.
After a brief question answer session, they were privileged to visit the assembly hall. Mr. Tshering Phuntsho of class IV asked a question ‘Why there are street lights in Thimphu city when there is no light in some rural area.
In the scorching heat of summers, when the continues stream of sweat drops roll down the temples, torturing the spirit, the students picked up their rucksacks to head towards Parolooking forward to soak themselves in the nectar of nature. They enriched their knowledge about sought geographical information. Apart from it, the activities like trekking and children park rejuvenated their frayed spirits. No mountain was too high to scale for these lovely students to visit ParoTaktshang, the Tiger Nest.
Less Stuff; More Heart.
Sometimes you win...