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Bhutan, nestling in the heart of the great Himalaya, has for centuries remained aloof from the rest of the world. Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerised: the environment is pristine, the scenery and architecture awesome and the people hospitable and charming.

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Lucky to have a window seat!: by krodin, Views[41]
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Bhutan Impressions

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 | By krodin | Views [91]

Bhutan Impressions   I had wanted to get to Bhutan for a very long time, but the daily government fee of US$250 was always too expensive.  I had decided that I was going to nonetheless do a 10-day trip once the country reopened after ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, museums, sacred sites

Photos: Bhutan

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 | By krodin | Photo Gallery

temples and hike
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Photos: Lost in Bhutan - Day 2

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 | By iamdat | Flickr Photo Gallery

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Photos: Lost in Bhutan - Day 1

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 | By iamdat | Flickr Photo Gallery

The visual story about a country cloaked behind the mountains.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 | By mikeccarson | Views [500]

The flight into Bhutan's one and only airport Paro was every bit as exhilarating as promised. The place cruised at around 10000m just over the mountains and then veered rapidly right, then left, before descending rapidly down the valley and screeching ... Read more >

Elie's Travels

Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By snmontes | Views [1051] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am Canadian but have lived and worked in several places. I currently live with my husband and three children in Bhutan. I started photography as a hobby when my daughter was first born 9 years ago and have continued to gain enthusiasm for both photography ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Film Scholarship to Colombia

The Last Shangri La

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By caravansary | Views [917] | Scholarship Entry

While traversing along the steep and curved highway through the Himalayan valley anyone would be stirred by its solemn and divine beauty. The ancient pathway from Paro to Thimphu, two major cities of Bhutan, is reminiscent of antique journeys taken by ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Quirky Drayangs of Bhutan

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By abhinav | Views [1277] | Scholarship Entry

In a quest to discover the split personality of Thimphu, I ventured out at 11p.m. to unearth the nightlife of the Buddhist city. 31, lonely, I miserably tried to fit in with the Bhutanese teens who for a change had shed their traditional Bhutanese dress ... Read more >

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Junction: A Page of Heaven

Mon, 4 May 2015 | By peky-samal | Views [987] | Scholarship Entry

I discovered a slice of heaven in Thimphu, Bhutan’s Capital. Entering Junction, a book shop, with no great expectations I was in for a surprise! Junction is aesthetically done up-with recycled stuff like wine bottles and dry maple leaves, paintings ... Read more >

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Photos: Broccoli Ema Datsi

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 | By bhutanesefoodie | Photo Gallery

Bhutanese Recipe
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Happiness in the Land of the Thunderdragon

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By jenjiramilan | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Having grown up in an adventurous family, I quickly learned that I’m not complete without a camera in my hand. If exploration begins in your own backyard, then Bangkok’s my sandbox. Growing up in a fast paced Asian city taught me to capture the ever-changing ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship

Bhutan: A Window into the Kingdom of Happines

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 | By aliceonthelam | Views [958]

When those familiar with Bhutan knew I'd be visiting, inevitably we would discuss Gross National Happiness. I was curious to see it in action and spent a lot of time thinking about it while in Bhutan and since my visit. What does it mean and how to classify ... Read more >

The Nature

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By tshewangsadventure | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am but a 3rd year college student. I am the 6th of 8 siblings. Son to dead mother and a hope to benign father. I grew up in far flung remote eastern Bhutan where people knew no Camera; where life is at its simplest and only dream to capture were stories ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship

Photos: My Scholarship entry - An image Reflects the Thoughts of Actions

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 | By innovation | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Sonam Wangdi. I was born and brought up to a common family. I am working as a freelance guide. My passion is to captured unique moments that have great value to beauty of images. During adventure times, I experienced photography is the one ... Read more >
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - Bhutan: A Window into the Kingdom of Happiness

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 | By aliceonthelam | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm in the midst of a four month sabbatical, time I wanted to take to explore the world. In devoting this time to being more present and focusing on a love of mine -- travel -- I've also re-discovered my love for photography. As I will be on the road ... Read more >
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My friend, Tshering Penjor, grew up in this Monastary overlooking the river. Eight times a year they perform Bhuddist rituals which maintains their proper relationships to the Gods and Deities.

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