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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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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 | By mikeccarson | Views [360]

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 [913] | 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 >

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The Last Shangri La

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By caravansary | Views [779] | 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 >

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Quirky Drayangs of Bhutan

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By abhinav | Views [1129] | 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 [866] | 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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Bhutan: A Window into the Kingdom of Happines

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 | By aliceonthelam | Views [832]

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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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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People Living in Harmony with Community & Nature

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 | By expression | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Born to a common family with a desire to do something unique; being in photo is not my hobby but being behind the camera and taking the photo is my passion which I love doing. My passion for photography started at young age learning through my own experience ... Read more >
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Life in Rural Bangladesh; Picturesque scenes

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By tshewangsjournal | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

About me? well, I am a son to dead mother; younger brother to five elder sisters, elder brother to 2 younger brothers; an amateur Photographer. Currently pursing population studies in University of Dhaka. Why Should I be chosen? I am one among thousands ... Read more >
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Photos: Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 | By chhoden | Photo Gallery

This is the way to the last Shangri La, the Land of the Peaceful Dragon, the Jewel of the Himalayas. Welcome to your dream destination, the crown jewel of your many journeys. Welcome to Bhutan!
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An Adventure of Mith

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By happy_travelling | Views [257] | Scholarship Entry

We left behind the poetic city Punakha and commenced for trekking at morning; we crossed the prayer wheel, circled it thrice and wished for something. The Buddhist believes if someone circled the prayer wheel or move it thrice his/her wishes come true.... 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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