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Himalayas, Leh

Southern-East Asia and Central Asia experience in photographs

Olga Mo - peremeny [55]

RADIOTRAVEL is the big long-distance and long-term journey. We travel in countries of Southern-East Asia and Central Asia. Aim of this project - creation of online blog-book. During the journey we...

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Gantey Gompa

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

Gantey Gompa is the monastery of Phobjika Valley. Its golden roof has particular significance for the revered black neck cranes who migrate here from Ladakh for the winter and use the roof as a point...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Religion | Traditions | Architecture

Bhutan bucks regional trend in attitude to women

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

In the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which only recently opened its doors to the modern world, women own land and inherit property, are often the family decision-makers and are even flocking to enter...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: People | 20th Century History | Traditions

Lobeysa Village

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

Balancing on raised grassy compact walkways, we make our way through the rice fields of Lobeysa. This village is located in a serene valley after crossing Dochu La Pass at 10,000 feet. Here we meet...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | Agriculture | Traditions

Sacred Sites of Bhutan

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

We have never seen anything like the enormous fortress monasteries, called Dzongs. Their size is truly impressive and they reign as the center of cultural and religious life, and once served as...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | Religion | Traditions

Jambe Lhakhang Drup

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

We arrive in the beautiful Bumthang valley in Central Bhutan in time for the Jambe Lhakhang Drup. It's a four-day annual festival, or Tshechu, celebrating the life and work of Guru Rinpoche who is...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | Traditions | Architecture

Kuru Match

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

Khuru is a darts match and it's serious competitive sport in Bhutan. We happen upon a game in the town of Paro on our first evening, by which time the players are sufficiently in high spirits, with a...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | Sports | Traditions
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