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 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”
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”
Waking up to a gorgeous view of Mt. Jumolhari outside our tent gave us a hint of what spectacular mountain views we’d have on the rest of our trek in Bhutan. Continue reading “Jumolhari – Yaksa Trek: Part 1, Bhutan’s Highlands”
Our first view of the incredible Tiger’s Nest Temple Complex was a small white dot, high above us, clinging to the side of the mountain. We were very excited to begin the steep trek to get a closer look. Continue reading “Bhutan – The Picturesque Tiger’s Nest Temple and the quaint town of Paro”