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paro valley covered in am clouds  
   

paro valley covered in am clouds

Full, Gluttony or Blessing?

September 28th 2007
Today I spent the day hiking…sorta…apparently my hike is a good warmup for some of the other treks in the country, but I thought it was pretty tough! We were hiking to get to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Goemba, which sits on a cliff just outside of Paro. It’s supposed to be a two hour hike…most people take longer, I of course did it in less. Not that I was trying to rush but more I needed ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Paro

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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