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"
All travel to Bhutan starts and end in the town of Paro, for here it is where the only airport in the country is located. Watching the airport landing and taking-off from a designated viewpoint along the highway seems to be the favorite past time among locals and of great interest to a lot of […]Read more "Paro, Bhutan (Kyichu Lhakhang, Rinpung Dzong)"
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)"
I woke up to a misty morning, when the mountains and the rice fields are all blanketed by fog, but as the sun comes out and then everything clears up, what reveal underneath is one magnificent view. The warmer climate on a winter season, the majestic Punakha Dzong, the fast flowing river, the golden rice […]Read more "Punakha, Bhutan (Chhimi Lhakhang, Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge)"
For my second day in Thimphu, we are supposed to do the usual Tango/Cheri Monastery Hike as written on our pre-arranged itinerary , but it seems that my guide Namgay has something else in mind. Instead of doing the usual round, he suggested for us to visit a different monastery and take a different route […]Read more "Thimphu, Bhutan (Changangkha Lhakang, Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park)"