Archery was a highlight on the trip. Everyone tried
The arrow is made of bamboo, the tip is of iron.
The feathers are from birds of high altitiude, usually soft
but long lasting.
It is 150 meters to the target. The target is 12 inches
wide. Hitting a Bullseye is worth 3 points. It should be worth
a million cuz that's the likely chance you'll hit it.
target board, anywhere, is worth two points. Landing within
the length of an arrow from the target is worth one point. Winning
points are subtracted from the other side's score. First to
guess that this is a drinking sport.
HRH and Mele
Don't forget how faraway the target is. It is that white speck
way way way down there at the end of the field.
HRH picked teams and in the first round Harry Waalkens hit
We are all certain it was an incredible fluke.
Not one shot by anyone else even came close, unless you consider
20 feet away in the ballpark.
Team Photo: Pat, Me, Harry, Mele and Nick
What did Harry do to deserve such great Karma?
My first arrow went 1/2 way down the field. My next one went
2/3rds fo the way.
After all the arrows are shot you walk across the field and
HRH ordered tea and biscuts inbetween rounds. It was all so
Other Team Photo: John Sullivan, Guido, Bruce
Manson, and HRH.
during tea the other team got an arrow in the target, just missing
the bullseye by a yak hair.
The Bhutanese archery expert was very impressed, if somewhat