Crowd in Festival (Tsechu) in Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Thimphu, Bhutan (Part 1): The Festival, the Big Buddha and the City

Bhutanese women in Thimphu’s Tashichho Dzong (Fortress) After a long journey into Bhutan, we were excited to finally be in Thimphu, the country’s capital. Per our planned  itinerary, our first day was supposed to be a bit relaxed but wonderful unplanned events filled our day. Read more
Tashichho Fortress in Thimphu, Bhutan

The Journey into Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La

We finally set foot in the top destination of our dreams. But not after enduring 25 hours of flying time on four series of flights with layovers at three different airports in three countries over a period of three days. Traveling from bustling New York to remote and pristine Bhutan was a long, long trek indeed.... Read more