Photo Of The Day – Market Day In Khuruthang + 8 More

Title: Market Day In Khuruthang Location: Khuruthang, Punakha District, Bhutan, Asia (27°32’56” N 89°52’20” E) Description: Market day in Khuruthang is a bustling event with plenty of fresh vegetables and household goods. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm ISO 100 Focal Length 35mm Aperture f/3.5 Shutter Speed 1/1000 sec Altitude 3959′ Continue Reading →

The Local Market In Punakha, Bhutan

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Markets like this one are still very much the typical way locals find their fresh groceries in rural Bhutan. Most anything for the home can be found, from the just-picked fruits and roots to clothes and kids toys.

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Photo Of The Day Bonus – Punakha Dzong And Valley Panorama Exploration

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Photo Of The Day – Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Title: Punakha Dzong Location: Punakha, Bhutan Description: At the confluence between two rivers, this dznong, or fortress, predates the formation of the United States. Photograph Creative Commons Copyright Peter West Carey Are you interested in joining a photo tour in Bhutan in 2012? Email me for more information Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Robots Are Coming To The Market

Title: The Robots Are Coming To The Market Location: Punakha, Bhutan Description: The local market in Punakha is a hive of activity and sights, including this awesome shirt. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Interested in joining a photo tour in Bhutan in 2012? Email me for more information Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – From The Field Bonus – Descending Monk, Bhutan

Title: Descending Monk Location: Punakha, Bhutan Description: At the main entrance to practically the most beautiful dzong (fortress) in Bhutan, a lone Monk descends the steep steps. All the decorations and woodwork is created by skilled artisans by hand. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Want to take your Continue Reading →