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Bhutan, Legends and Dragons

January 11th 2008
After Nepal, Bhutan was a real breath of fresh air much needed. From the first minute after I have left Tribhuvan Intl Airport I knew that I wont regret my hasty decision. The Flight rewarded me with beautiful views of the Himalayan range, the peaks Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchendzonga stood in the sunshine while we flew over Sikkim and Darjeeling. If I tell you that Bhutan is different, ... read more
Asia » Bhutan

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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