Category Bhutan

Monk in Bhutan

Bhutan Tourism

My husband Ed and I were very curious to compare the tourism industry in Bhutan to the one back home in Vermont because both places are about the same size.
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Monastery monks Bhutan

Morning Light in the Himalayas

The sky is blue with a few white clouds. The air is so crisp and so clear. The light is unbelievable in the rising sun. Everything, the trees, the monastery seem to take the nicest colors and the crispiest lines.
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Bhutan Himalayas

Trekking in Bhutan

Trekking is a wonderful way to discover Bhutan. The Himalayas are spectacular. And of course, you see places only accessible that way. We hiked for 3 days and a half, from Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, to Paro.
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Bhutan market

Bhutan Economy 101

There are some interesting facts about the economy of Bhutan. While countries look at their GDP (gross domestic product) to measure their economic success, Bhutan has actually decided to focus on GNH (Gross National Happiness!)
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Bhutanese painted houses

Painted Bhutanese Houses

Magnificent houses, very square, with white walls, visible structural beams made of blue pine, all painted of the same colors from nature: red, ochre, brown, white and black (no chemical paint here!). Amazing architecture!
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Landing in Bhutan

A week ago, we were arriving in Bhutan. We flew from Bangkok, Thailand and after a short stop in Kolkata (Calcutta), India, we were finally approaching our destination: Paro, Bhutan.
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