Bumthang Valley – Jakar

Bumthang Valley – one of the most beautiful valleys of Bhutan, beside Phobjikha Valley that we’ve been. The name Bumthang have two probable origins. The first being named after a Bumpa – a vessel for holy water that the valleys resemble and the other being…

The Devine Phallus

There is something that you will never find in the tourism brochure of Bhutan. Not until your arrival, you simply cannot ignore as it is right in your face, filled for your attention in vibrant colours, various sizes. gestures and connotation. The Phallus painting and…

Bhut Jolokia – Ghost Chili

Bhut Jolokia – or more famously known by the intimidating name of Ghost Chlii or Ghost Pepper. Cultivated in Arunachal Pradesh and nearby states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur and parts of Bangladesh. It was once the hottest chili in the world, being the first…

Journey Into Bhutan

A video clip of my trip to Bhutan. From Siliguri, West Bengal into Phuentsholing towards Central Bhutan and exit via Samdrup Jongkhar of South-East Bhutan into Guwahati, Assam in India. Added a closing thoughts on the trip with a dedication. Otherwise, the images are mostly…

Into Druk Yul – Bhutan

23rd October 2016. We made it! …To Siliguri, our starting point at least. After the eventful day marred by flight delay at Shanghai airport due to the typhoon Haima, only to be cancelled after 5 hours of waiting, add an hour plus of human queue…

Crossing the Footbridge

It’s Christmas day 2014, but we were 8 days late. The Nubo footbridge was slowly being dismantled. It will be replaced by a steel bridge. Bad news for us the tourist, but a long overdue infrastructure for the local community. To our delight, there is…