The one image of Bhutan that captures the outside world imagination of the so-called Last Shangri-La on Earth , it is none other than the Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The image of a monastery perched high above a vertical cliff is not only a sight to behold, it ignites imagination about a […]Read more "The Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Lhakhang), Bhutan"
A large population of Bhutanese society still reside in rural regions and to truly experience the traditional culture and the wonderful nature that this country is blessed with, a travel to rural Bhutan is a must. Like so many other visitors with limited time to venture out far north or maybe do a Jomolhari trek, […]Read more "Gangtey, Bhutan (Gangtey Goempa, Phobjikha Valley)"
If there is one picturesque image of Bhutan that I am looking forward to see in person is the Druk Wangyal Chorten. Situated atop of the 3,050 meter Dochula Pass , a mountain pass that connects the city of Thimphu and the eastern part of Bhutan, the 108 chortens or stupas commissioned by Her Majesty […]Read more "Dochula Pass, Bhutan (Druk Wangyal Chorten)"
With the surrounding mountains, the fast flowing river and the perfect blue sky, the view of Punakha Dzong from afar is arguably the closest to a post-card perfect image that Bhutan has to offer. Strategically located at the confluence of the Pho Chu River (Father River) and Mo Chu River (Mother River), it can be […]Read more "Punakha, Bhutan (Punakha Dzong)"
2016 is quite an uneventful year for me- I travel less, I blog less, I work more, I sleep more, I worry more. I was stuck in a daily grind of living or not living at all, that I basically forgot somehow the things that I used to enjoy and find myself often in moments […]Read more "Thimphu, Bhutan (National Memorial Chorten, Thimphu Dzong)"