Memories of Bhutan (Thimphu) through Druk Asia (Jan 2020) January 13th 2020 Monday, 13th January 2020
After spending a night at Osel Hotel, it was time for me to check-out in the morning and continue with our journey to Punakha, about 85km away. By 9am, my guide U had arrived and the plan was to cover some sights in the city centre before proceeding with the long drive to Punakha in the afternoon.
Barely 10 minutes into our journey, we reached our first stop ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Thimphu 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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