Tsechu Festival Of Bhutan – A Photo Blog!

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To put it in the words of the Lonely Planet, “The exotic, arcane and otherworldly side of Bhutanese culture is perfectly encapsulated in its religious festivals. Most dzongs and many gompas (monasteries) host an annual dance festival, which remains the highlight of the social year for most Bhutanese. The strikingly costumed dancers mesmerize and delight […]

The Shack Story | A Tale From Haa Valley, Bhutan

The Shack Story | A Tale From Haa Valley, Bhutan

In this larger world where we live, there are numerous smaller worlds, each nurturing itself in a different way, completely hidden from the rest. Such was Haa Valley (‘Haa’ in Dzongkha literally translates to ‘rice’), situated in the Western part of Bhutan, bordered by Tibet. Scarcely populated, Haa Valley appeared like a dreamland to me.  […]