A beautiful view of highway from Thimpu to Paro. Clock Tower square Thimpu: The Clock-tower has a typical Bhutanese architectural outlook with Bhutanese carvings and paintings. There are traditional hand crafted dragon with golden painting on all the four faces of the tower which symbolizes the county as an independent dragon kingdom. Nehru Memorial Choten in… Continue reading Picturesque Bhutan
Bhutan's strategy of "low volume, high quality" tourism has helped it to keep foreign influence at a distance while nurturing Bhutanese values at home. Unless you are an Indian or a Bangladeshi you will have to pay $250 per day to experience the beauty of Bhutan. Bhutan famous for its treks, unexplored landscapes, Buddhism, Dzongs gives it a different… Continue reading Why visit Bhutan?
So far it was an fantabulous trip and today was our last day in Bhutan and we haven't touched snow yet and so we decided to head towards Chelela Pass on a chilly Sunday, as the temperature was low there was a fair chance to experience snowfall. We started from Paro at around 10:00 A.M. for… Continue reading Chelela Pass: A snowy Sunday
My favorite day in Bhutan was the day we got up close and personal with Tiger’s Nest Monastery or Taktsang Monastery which is the small white building in the picture. First time i saw a photo of Tiger’s Nest Monastery while searching for the places to visit in Bhutan, i was amazed by its beauty and… Continue reading Tiger’s Nest: Stairway to Heaven
Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan and the most developed Dzongkhags (District) in the country. Although it is the biggest and busiest city of Bhutan you can call it the most pleasant capital in world. Spread over an area of around 1,843 square kilometers and inhabiting 1,00,000 people you might think Thimpu will fail to give… Continue reading A capital with no traffic lights – Thimphu
If there is one thing common in Bhutanese cuisine, it's that Bhutanese love it spicy! chilies are not considered as seasoning but a vegetable, and so traditional Bhutanese dishes have a rich content of chili in them, which is the case with the national dish of Bhutan "Ema-Datshi". Ema-Datshi is lavishly spiced with dried or… Continue reading Land of chilli cheese
A country where a smile is more valuable than the penny in your pocket, where Gross National Happiness which works on the four pillars of preserving and promoting national culture, preserving the environment, sustainability and good governance is used for reviewing policy decisions and allocation of resources, and this is reflected by the people there… Continue reading Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon