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Visiting Bhutan and Nepal after the 2015 earthquake

This writer recently returned home after fourteen days in Bhutan and Nepal. It was a most remarkable trip into two rather remote countries...

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PICS – Bhutan

This is a collection of pictures from Bhutan, the result of a trip in 2015 around the country. Consult the map page for details. All...

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VIDEO – Bhutan – Tiger’s Nest

Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger’s Nest) is one of the holiest of Bhutan’s many pilgrimage monasteries, as well as being the most famous...

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Visiting Bhutan – Impressions and advice

My regular travelogue ended in the previous chapter. This article will sum up some impressions and background information of a more...

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The city of Paro, Bhutan

The valley of Paro is generally acknowledged as one of the most picturesque in the country. The competition is hard. There are also...

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The holy Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger’s Nest)

Welcome to Bhutan’s most iconic landmark and religious site. The small monastery clings to a sheer cliff face hundreds of metres...

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The almost hidden Phobjikha Valley in Bhutan

Bhutan is not a country at the centre of the world stage, and my next stop would be to the most remote place I went on my visit. The...

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The Dochula Pass and Punakha Valley, Bhutan

Situated in the Himalayas, the construction of roads does not come easy to a developing country. On the other hand, what you meet on the...

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The capital of Thimphu, Bhutan

The roar from the aircraft engines came to a stop and I realised I had landed in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Stepping out onto the...

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The outline of a visit to the Himalayas

Bhutan and Nepal are two countries in a magnificent mountain range and I have paid both a visit. This is a summary of the trip including...

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