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Kim Indresano

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Kim Indresano is a photographer and writer who has traveled extensively in Asia, including Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, Bhutan and several other countries. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Brian and their young son. Recently Kim and Brian collaborated on multimedia DVD that documents their journey in Bhutan with photographs, sounds and narration.

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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

Roadside

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

There is one main winding east-west road in Bhutan. It's in good shape but quite narrow and slow-going and we frequently halt for oncoming cars, trucks and livestock. From Paro to Thimphu, two of the...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | People | Nature

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

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

People

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

Bhutan's national language is called Dzongkha, closely related to Tibetan, and we learn a few key words and phrases right off: Kuzo Zangpo La is hello. Kadin Che La is thank you. And Shimbay means...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | People

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