October 25, 2013

Runaway Photo: Dochula Pass, Bhutan

Dochula Pass: The Best Toilet Break Dochula pass (10,900 feet/3300 meter) is located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu, 16km far. The pass is a popular spiritual destination for both locals and tourists because an important temple is located […]
October 11, 2013
Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Runaway Photo: Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

The Queen of all the dzongs, Punakha Dzong, is well known for its beauty. If you have time to visit only one dzong in Bhutan, you should visit Punakha. The Bhutanese went all out when they built this dzong in […]
September 27, 2013
Thimphu Bhutan

Runaway Photo: This is Thimphu, Bhutan

The Busiest City in Bhutan, with No Traffic Lights I’ve been warned that Thimphu isn’t reflecting the real Bhutan.  It is the biggest city in the country, most developed, and quite busy (in Bhutan’s standard).  But I can surely say, […]
August 16, 2013
Faces of Bhutan

Runaway Photo: Faces of Bhutan

Who I Met in Bhutan In Bhutan, I continued trying to take more portrait photos. Bhutanese people have been great models, and pleasant in front of cameras. Most of the people (and animal friends) are from Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, and […]
August 12, 2013
Overlooking Thimphu, Bhutan

For the Love of Green

What’s Your Favorite Color? When I was in middle school, stationary companies started making school notepads in light green color. There was even one page in the front, said ‘stare it for 10 seconds to rest your eyes’. Green is […]
August 9, 2013
Tiger's Nest Monastery

Runaway Photo: Paro Taktsang – The Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan

Visiting The Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan You can’t dismiss Paro Taktsang, well known as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, when you are visiting Bhutan. It is one of the most sacred religious sites in Bhutan. Guru Padmasambhava, popularly known as […]
August 6, 2013

My First Impressions of Bhutan

My First Impressions of Bhutan I’m traveling in Bhutan, the country I knew so little about. After only two days, I’ve learned a lot about the country and really appreciate this opportunity to come and explore one of the least […]
August 2, 2013

Why I’m Going to Bhutan

  Bhutan, the country of dragon, one of the least visited nations, and where government cares about people’s happiness seriously (it is a country where Gross National Happiness (GNH) is the official development policy.) We’re about to cross the border tomorrow. […]