Living TRAVEL
THE KINGDOM OF BHUTAN
a Buddhist country
 

Thimphu - the capital (page 1 of 5)
 

The setting of Thimphu in the foothills of the Himalayas
 

The main street of Thimphu
 

The crossroads traffic policeman (there are no traffic lights in Bhutan), and below
 

 

Our hotel in Thimphu, with typical outside decorations
 

Typical apartments
 

Rice fields on the outskirts of the town - a typical valley view in Bhutan
 

Traditional bridge in the foreground, with the new market behind (with its array of solar panels);
 the current Thimphu market has the blue tarpaulins in the middle right
  

The above bridge has a full complement of prayer flags
  

Most wear traditional dress and jewellery, especially older people
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

The Market in Thimphu
 


 

 

 
 


THIMPHU 2  ||  BHUTAN MAP

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