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September 22nd 2007
Day 2 began after breakfast by heading to Thimphu Tesche (the festival) at the Trashi Chhoe Dzong (mind you there is a 9-hole golf course in front). It is quite amazing to see Bhutan at this time. So many local people attend the festival and their traditional getups…gho (for men) and kira (for women). It’s incredible to see how colorful they all are. It is one of the main industries in Bhu ... read more
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Bhutanese Flag In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed wher... ... read more
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