Archery Ground in Thimpu

Part of Bhutan trip.
Archery Ground in Thimpu – 1/4

Sit on the stands at your own risk. The archers were in a team, shooting at a target 150 meters away - we could barely see it! The opposing team used insults etc trying to put the archer off his mark- all in a fun way. The colored scarves hanging from their waste indicate hits on the target.

# bhutan, thimphu

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That's quite a distance and a pretty high tech bow that he is using.Do the different coloured scarves indicate closeness to the bullseye?

Yes, I think the colour of the scarf does indicate points won. The bows come from America-they have pulleys to help pull the bow taut, but even so, it looked quite an effort.

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