Dramatic Entrance to a Dramatic Land September 22nd 2006 21/09/06 Paro, Bhutan
With 30 minutes before landing, the pilot announced the time and expected weather conditions in Bhuta, before adding For those of you who are flying to Bhutan for the first time and not used to seeing mountains in such close proximity, please don't be alarmed as this is the standard procedure.
The plane proceeded to bank left and right around the mountains, with the wing ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Paro 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