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DAYS AT THE ENIGMATIC KINGDOM OF BHUTAN: PARO

May 6th 2012
DAYS AT THE TINY, ENIGMATIC KINGDOM OF BHUTAN KUZUZANGBO LA (“Hello in Dzongkha, the official language of Bhutan) I started travelling to the Himalayan region in 2005 with my first trip to Tibet. I got a taste of the Buddhist way of life up close and personal, and fell in love with it. In the years to follow I returned to Tibet two more times, and visited Nepal, Laos, Cambodi ... 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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