Kuzoozangpo La

Hello from the “Land of the Thunder Dragon!” 

I am currently writing from the Kingdom of Bhutan, which is also known as “The Land of the Thunder Dragon.” This landlocked country nestled between the mountains and conveniently located near the Himalayas is definitely a piece of heaven on earth, especially after having spent some time in Delhi!

Getting ready to board the plane 🙂

🙂 Amazing view of the Mt. Everest from my window seat 🙂 

“Because I’m happy…. Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth… Because I’m happy!”

Known for its “Gross National Happiness,” the Kingdom of Bhutan definitely blew me away as soon as my Druk Air airplane at the airport landed in Paro! Indeed, for the past few week, I have discovered a series of landscapes of extraordinary beauty from Bhutan’s majestic mountains and thick forests, to the country’s grand architecture and traditional culture. Since “a picture is worth a thousand words,” I invite you to please take a look at the photos below!

  • Paro

Can you tell how excited I am to finally be in Bhutan? 

IMG_2750Picture time after a deepening my knowledge of Bhutan’s history and culture at The National Museum of Bhutan

  • Thimphu

Being in Bhutan for a week definitely brought me happiness.. and a much-needed peace!

 Scenic views of Thimphu’s high peaks

A rainbow in the sky ❤

IMG_2766Bhutan’s national animal (the Takin) at the Motithang Takin Preserve 

IMG_2784The National Memorial Chorten which was built by Her Majesty Queen Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck in memory of her son, the Third King of Bhutan

Thimphu Valley in the background

Buddha Point

DSC_0207View of the Thimphu Valley

DSC_0317Tashichho Dzong also known as the “fortress of the glorious religion”

IMG_2794❤ Bhutanese Kira ❤

  • Punakha

Punhaka Valley from a Dzong

DSC_0374Incredibly beautiful scenery in the background ❤

Paddy fields in the Punakha Valley

DSC_0417Rice paddy field!

DSC_0420Getting there was not a piece of rice cake 😉

IMG_2799Rice farmers in the Punhaka Valley

IMG_2800Rice farmers at work 😉 

IMG_2817Buddhist monks ❤

IMG_2844Buddhist nuns ❤

IMG_2856Bhutanese monks playing traditional musical instruments

IMG_2846Small circle 

IMG_2864What happiness looks like ❤

No caption needed 😉

I picked a name for my future baby (no, I am not pregnant 😉 ) at the Chime Lhakhang Monastery 

Kaadinchhey La

I would like to thank my Bhutanese hosts (you know who you are 😉 )from the bottom of my ❤ for your kindness and warm hospitality! My stay in Bhutan was beyond incredible and  will remain engraved forever in my memory! THANK YOU ❤

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