The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.
Euphorbia Griffithii, one of the many colorful flower species in Bhutan.
Nice Flower near Chelela Pass, Bhutan. I took this picture in a forest on the way to Chehela from Paro. From distance it does not look like so cute; but when I close to this flower, I cant resist my shutter. Soooo nice!
National Institute for Zorig Chusum.
The arts and crafts of Bhutan that represents the exclusive spirit and identity of the Himalayan kingdom.
In Bhutan, the traditional arts are known as Zorig Chusum and is defined as the art of “Zorig Chosum”, which means the “thirteen arts and crafts of Bhutan”. The Institute of Zorig Chosum in Thimphu is the premier institution of traditional arts and crafts set up by the Government of Bhutan.
This institute operates 4-6 years courses that provide instruction in Bhutan
You don’t have to be rich to travel well.
Ayutthaya, Thailand, an UNESCO World Heritage Site
I visited the historic old city of Ayutthaya, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ayutthaya was the first mega city of the world with a total of 1 million inhabitants in 1770.
It was the capital of Thailand for 417 years, is one of Thailand’s major tourist attractions. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century.
Abu Simbel Temple, Nubia, Egypt.
This temple was built by Ramses II. It is most renowned ancient Egyptian landmarks.
The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save the temples of Abu Simbel and in turn, saving the relics of one of the oldest human civilization by moving them to a higher and safer location far away from the Nile since they have been submerged by the Nile water after building the high dam.
Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.
Taktsang Monastery, popularly known as Tiger’s Nest, one of the must see places in Bhutan and unofficial symbol of Bhutan.
Taktsang Monastery is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple, miraculously built above 10000 feet in a granite cliffside of the Paro Valley. The legend says that Guru Rinpoche flew on a Tiger, where he was sat three months in a cave and dominate the
The unique nose plugs and facial tattoos of the Apatani women.
The Apatanis are a very interesting non-nomadic tribe in nature, located in a small picturesque valley called Ziro.
DID YOU KNOW?
Finland has the largest number of islands in the world – over 179550.