At the top of any Bhutan bucketlist would have to be a visit to, or at least a viewing of, Taktshang Monastery – the cliffside Tiger’s Nest not far from Paro. I think I’d Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Sep 29, 2015
In Bhutan, each region has its own annual festival, tied in with the lunar calendar. My trip to Bhutan was designed to have a couple of days at the country’s largest – th Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Sep 28, 2015
- ROAD TRIP (part 2)
The next morning (Day 3) the sun is shining. Whereas yesterday this valley felt neg Posted by karenverveda in Sabbatical 2015 | Apr 29, 2015
- ROAD TRIP (April 17-21)Over breakfast we lament the cloudy weather - today we start our road trip and we are hoping for clear sky views from Dochula Pass (3150 M). By the time we are packed and ready to go the sun is Posted by karenverveda in Sabbatical 2015 | Apr 28, 2015
- A DAY IN TIMPHUIt is hard to imagine how we will do everything on our itinerary today - but if anyone can make this plan come together it is our guide, Tshering!
Stop # 1. National Memorial Chorten (Stupa for 3rd King, Wangchuck, 1928-1972, Posted by karenverveda in Sabbatical 2015 | Apr 28, 2015
- TREKKING We wake up knowing that we have a 10 am start. Today is the first of our 5 days & 4 nights on the Druk trek. The Druk route may be the most popular because of its proximity to Paro, Posted by karenverveda in Sabbatical 2015 | Apr 28, 2015
- TECHNOLOGY FRUSTRATIONSI just wanted to let everyone know that I had hoped to share photos that would have brought yesterday's post more to life. I was able to add photos / videos previously - not sure why I can't right now Posted by karenverveda in Sabbatical 2015 | Apr 19, 2015
- Bhutan - Teil 2Bevor wir uns auf die epische Reise zurück in den Westen nach Paro aufmachten, besuchten wir einen der wichtigsten Tempel Bhutans. Chimi Lakhang ist der Fruchtbarkeitstempel. Frauen, die schwanger werden möchten, kommen hierher, um von einem Mönch mit ein Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | Jan 31, 2015
- Bhutan - Teil 1Von der tropischen Hitze Bangkoks ging es nun auf in die kalten Gefilde des Himalayas ins winzige Königreich Bhutan. Um uns einen Fensterplatz auf der linken Seite des Flugzeugs und somit die beste Sicht auf den Mt. Everest zu sichern, Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | Jan 30, 2015
- testtest Posted by hannestraveling in Hannes in Africa | Jan 24, 2015
- Bhutan[center]We had a few days resting in Kathmandu before our trip to Bhutan. We'd enjoyed relatively good health to date, but as luck would have it, some dodgy food in Kathmandu saw us feeling not too flash on the morning Posted by Peter and Rose in Peter and Rose's Travels | Apr 18, 2014
- Bhutan Part 2So Bhutan wasn't all healthcare, hospitals and nursing, we also spent some time sightseeing, exploring and generally having a grand old time.
We did a day trip to Punakha, the old capital, stopping on the way at the Dochula Pass Posted by isabellepurcell in isabelle vs the world | Dec 17, 2013
- Nursing in Bhutan #2Between our hospital shifts we were also exposed to many other areas of Bhutanese healthcare. We spent a morning at the traditional medicine hospital, an outpatient service for treatments such as needle therapy, hot compression therapy and steam therapy. Posted by isabellepurcell in isabelle vs the world | Nov 8, 2013
- Bhutan #1It's taken me a while to write this, because I honestly didn't know where to begin. I'm still pinching myself everyday and can't quite believe it's real. Bangkok was dark and sleepy and with a 3am wakeup call our first Posted by isabellepurcell in isabelle vs the world | Nov 1, 2013
- Bhutan, Part IITyping on the computer at Sam Sen Sam, an old teak house that has been converted to a very sweet budget guest house, located on a quiet alley in Old Bangkok. But, in addition to English the keyboard has Posted by Carol Van Sant in Around the World | Nov 9, 2012
- Bhutan - Part I
Posted by Carol Van Sant in Around the World | Nov 5, 2012
- Bangladesh and BhutanGreetings after a 1st month in the subcontinent. I've been to a couple of very poor countries way down most peoples list of places to visit but through some innovative thinking have developed societies that were fascinating to see. I'm Posted by carlswall in 2wyvernsonmychest | Apr 14, 2010
- Drukpath trekking route Clean-up campaignHow much each one of us talk about global warming and climate change? How much have we talked about growing garbage and increasing pollution?
Next question is ...Have you ever thought that you can do something to help re-rejuvenate our Posted by karmatbhutan in Amazing Dragon Holidays | Jun 28, 2012
- Bhutan, the Bugatti among countries
The country did not live up to my expectations. I make the comparison to the Bugatti car brand which employs a similar marketing strategy: "scarcity creates demand" and "handpick your cu Posted by LuxuryRogue in Gentleman Adventurer | Apr 20, 2011
- Final days in Bhutan .... from Punakha to Paro(ignore greece map)
===Jakar to Punakha===
On the morning after the festival in Jakar (12 November), we loaded up the car early for a long drive back to the western part of Bhutan to Posted by janejoe in Yakking it up in Bollywood | Nov 14, 2011
- Festivities in Bumthang Valley, Bhutan==Jakar, Bumthang Valley==
In our last travel blog entry, we stated that Bhutan was the “land of the dragon”. Well, just to affirm our statement, here’s a photo of the country’s flag.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/350085/00-P105094.._Bhuta Posted by janejoe in Yakking it up in Bollywood | Nov 12, 2011
- Bhutan, Land of the Dragon(ignore Greece map)
Map of Bhutan:
==Thimpu (the Capitol)==
We arrived in Bhutan via Delhi, India in the late afternoon of 6 November. After getting our luggage, we were greeted by our guide, Kuenga, and driver who we’ll have throu Posted by janejoe in Yakking it up in Bollywood | Nov 10, 2011
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small country nestled high in the Himalayas. The only international airport is situated in the second largest town of Paro Posted by bsmethers in Travel Logs | Nov 2, 2009
- Still my Happy Place!Still happy in Bhutan!
This country is something really special. I have not met a person yet that isn't nice, smiling, seemingly content. When I asked my guide about GNH, she said she thinks it really is working, and her best Posted by ryanober1 in All Ober the Globe | Apr 9, 2011
- GNH (Gross National Happiness)GNH (Gross National Happiness)
When we all chose our first country to visit on our trip, my first was Bhutan. I read an article in National Geographic about this country and what it believes in and how the people act and Posted by ryanober1 in All Ober the Globe | Apr 9, 2011