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Overlooking the beautiful Punakha Valley  
   

Overlooking the beautiful Punakha Valley

Memories of Bhutan (Thimphu >> Punakha) with Druk Asia (Jan 2020)

January 13th 2020
Monday, 13th January 2020 After concluding our sight-seeing plans for Thimphu in the earlier part of the day, it was time to embark on a somewhat winding journey to Punakha, about three hours away from the capital city. The beautiful Punakha Valley was going to be my home for the next two nights. Halfway through our journey, the driver made a pit-stop at the gorgeous Dochula Pass loc ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Punakha

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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