Celebrating Tshechu in Gangtey Valley

Celebrating Tshechu in Gangtey Valley

There is a certain time every year when Bhutan comes alive in a vivid display of colour, music, dance and motion. This is a time when Bhutanese from all walks of life down tools, put on their finest, most elaborate clothes (exquisite hand woven kiras for women and ghos for men) and gather together for…

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Bhutan – The Story Behind the World’s Fastest Vaccine Roll Out

Bhutan – The Story Behind the World’s Fastest Vaccine Roll Out

On July 20th, Bhutan began the roll out of the world’s fastest inoculation program, reaching 90% of its eligible adult population with a second dose within one week. While there is no doubt Bhutan’s small population made things easier, it still managed to vaccinate numerous remote and geographically isolated communities that make up this mountainous…

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The Beauty of Summer in Gangtey Valley

The Beauty of Summer in Gangtey Valley

During the summer months of June, July and August the moody monsoon rains roll in from India and the valleys of Bhutan are blessed with abundant rain. These summer rains make for lush, fertile valleys, green paddy fields, forests dense with blue pine and rivers that hurtle by, full to overflowing with pristine waters from…

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