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End of the ancient pathway!

The Divine Madman

February 12th 2016
(I published a blog a couple of days ago but for some reason it didn't send an email out so read that one first if you haven't seen it!) The morning we left Thimphu I woke with the lurgy that every traveller dreads when they're going on a long journey and actually feeling pretty rough. I didn't want to spoil the trip so said we should set off and hoped that it would settle down as a short term ... 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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