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Inside Thimpu Dzong  
   

Inside Thimpu Dzong

It is such a lovely courtyard, which we "owned" exclusively for an hour or so.
Bhutan: Land of Dzongs, Goembas, Lha Khangs, and Chortens

December 3rd 2011
I would have thought I stepped into my own imagination. My own dream. This trip to Bhutan is so markedly off the usual, beaten paths. Not being melodramatic, but Bhutan is truly one fairyland. Men and women in local costumes, dogs blending in with the locals like they are members of the small Bhutanese populace (they are still under 1 Million as of this writing), mountain views and bubbling stream ... 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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