Top Ten Pictures From Bhutan

Top Ten Pictures From Bhutan

During our short trip to Bhutan we saw so many beautiful areas. The country is very picturesque with beautiful mountain scenes and interesting architecture. These our our favourite pictures from our trip. 

1. Picturesque Tiger’s Nest Temple, perched on a small cliff, hundreds of meters off the ground, makes a spectacular photo and our favourite.   Continue reading “Top Ten Pictures From Bhutan”

Bhutan’s Majestic Royal Fortresses and Temples

Bhutan’s Majestic Royal Fortresses and Temples

Bhutan is a country rich in ancient traditions. The people are devoutly Buddhist and most of their life today is based on these ancient legends and customs. There are numerous chortens (stupas), mani walls and prayer flags throughout the country. Structures such as chortens and mani walls must be passed on your right side. Roads will even be diverted to ensure all traffic goes correctly around them. These Buddhist structures as well as the Bhutanese architecture and the surrounding Himalayas, create stunning scenery. Continue reading “Bhutan’s Majestic Royal Fortresses and Temples”

Jumolhari Yaksa Trek: Part 2, Bhutan’s High passes

Jumolhari Yaksa Trek: Part 2, Bhutan’s High passes

Bhutan is more beautiful than we had ever imagined. We did an 8-day trek through gorgeous steep valleys and past majestic mountain peaks in the Jigme Dorji National Park. The first 3 days took us to Jumolhari Base Camp (click here for Part 1). On our second acclimatization day at Jumolhari Base Camp we hiked to Nyili La (Pass), 4800 m. Continue reading “Jumolhari Yaksa Trek: Part 2, Bhutan’s High passes”