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Mt. Jhomlhari  
   

Mt. Jhomlhari

The view from camp #3, tallest mountain in Bhutan with a summit altitude of 24,136ft.
InLoveIn Bhutan

October 30th 2007
Two days after arriving in the beautifully isolated and majestic Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan, I set out on what would be my final Himalayan trekking adventure of 2007. What I didn’t know when I started the 14-day Laya - Ghasa Hot Springs trek was that it would turn out to be most challenging and difficult journey of all. Not difficult in terms of the distance we covered, passes crossed, or gene ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Thimphu

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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