Imprinting Bhutan in Your Mind, the Kurjey Festival

Festival of Bhutan

Kurjey Lhakhang Tsechu. Image: flickr/Anja Disseldorp

Bhutan has a score and more festivals throughout the year. Most of them are religious events known as tsechus, and they are celebrated on the 10th day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to Guru Rimpoche’s (Guru Padmasambhava’s) birthday. Continue reading

Bhutan, Mystical Paradise

Butan ToursBhutan’s unique architecture

As your excitement at the eminent arrival in Paro Airport rises, you are scanning through the window looking for some distinguishing landmarks that tell you that you are in a different country. The airport buildings are not an architect’s dream, but fine examples of what you will be seeing a lot more of on your travels. The style is genuinely Bhutanese, with some allowance to modern buildings use. You will soon find that the style is unique to Bhutan. Continue reading

Nature at its best- Bhutan

This is small kingdom is one of the world’s last remaining Shangri-La’s.  The country has effectively and courageously combated the ill  effects of rampant globalization and today stands at the forefront of nations active in the preservation of nature’s bounties. Yes, Bhutan is bountiful in natural beauty and rich in culture and tradition. It is no doubt, a Shangri-La. Continue reading