Legends of Bhutan

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High up between the peaks of the Himalayas lies Bhutan – the land of the thundering dragon. In the 12th century, during the construction of a Tibetan monastery a roll of thunder was heard; something interpreted as being the voice of a dragon. Since then, Bhutan’s national symbol has been that of a dragon. For more… Read more »

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Bhutan: showcasing happiness

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This month sees the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan hosting its first ever International Festival, a showcase of the country’s creative arts that offers visitors a unique insight into the ‘happiest country in the world.’ With prosperity measured according to happiness (GNH), it’s not surprising that Bhutan wants to throw its arms open to visitors to… Read more »

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