February 2018

London Royal Visit to Bhutan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had an action-packed week on their royal tour to India and Bhutan , but now it is home to Britain and a reunion with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. From a Bollywood party to a six-hour trek in one of the world’s most secretive kingdoms, William and Kate barely had a minute to spare …

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Sweden King and queen Visit to Bhutan

Another Royal Couple, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three-day state visit to Bhutan beginning June 8, at the invitation of His Majesty The King. A press release from the foreign ministry stated that the Swedish monarchs will be accompanied by representatives from the government and number of Swedish companies. This will …

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Visit to Bhutan

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are a destination for serious trekkers. Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, a sacred site, clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

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Bhutan Festivals

The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple. Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. …

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