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In search of the yeti

November 24th 2012
We did a trek. It was amazing. It took us to the very remote region of Laya, right up on the Tibetan border. 12 days involving lots of uphill, lots of downhill, lots of yaks, lots of snowy mountains, and not very many toilet facilities. We went with 3 other expats our age, plus the usual Bhutanese staff for a mountain trek. We didn't find the yeti, but we think we might have heard her one even ... read more
Asia » Bhutan » Gasa

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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