While in Paro, travelling toDrukyelDzong and onwards to the legendaryTaktsangLhakhang, will lead you to the local Archery Grounds on your right hand side. If you are fortunate, a local tourney may well be underway. Then again, being a national sport, it may be practisedapproximatelyall through the year.
Separated by 394 ft, two colourful wooden targets are used alternately by two teams, each team consisting of 11 traditionally-attired players. Each participant wears his numeral painted on a long sash from his waist. Next to the targets are two small shedsthat are used as shelters when the opposite team fires their arrows.