Paro (040) Festival of Paro

Bhutan617 photos

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The Kingdom of Bhutan (འབྲུག་ཡུལ་) (which used to be one of the most isolated nations in the world) is located at the eastern end of the Himalaya Mountains between India and China. The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul. The landscape ranges from subtropical plains in the south to the Himalayan heights in the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 m like the Chomolhari. The population is predominantly Buddhist.

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Chomolhari74 photos

Chomolari (007)
ChomolhariBhutan

Coordinates: 27° 46′ 54″ N, 89° 20′ 39″ E

Chomolhari or Jomolhari sometimes known as “the bride of Kangchenjunga”, is a mountain in the Himalayas with an elevation of 7,326 m, straddling the border between Yadong County of Tibet, China and the Thimphu district of Bhutan. The north face… [Read more]

Paro127 photos

Paro (040) Festival of Paro
ParoBhutan

Coordinates: 27° 25′ 37″ N, 89° 25′ 25″ E

Paro is a town and seat of Paro District, located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. It is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area. Rinpung Dzong a fortress-monastery overlooking the Paro valley has a… [Read more]

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Neuschwanstein CastleGermany

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