Photo Of The Day – Punakha Dzong’s Ornate Entrance

Title: Punakha Dzong’s Ornate Entrance Location: Punakha, Bhutan, Asia Description: Steep stairs lead up to the entrance of Punakha Dzong. Built as a fortification, the stairs are a defense strategy to make Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Flags Above Thimphu, Bhutan

Title: Prayer Flags Above Thimphu, Bhutan Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: Not far out of the largest city in Bhutan are miles of trails winding through the wooded countryside. Join me in Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Gangtey Monastery, Phobjika Valley, Bhutan

Title: Gangtey Monastery, Phobjika Valley, Bhutan Location: Phobjika Valley, Bhutan, Asia Description: Sitting at nearly 10,000′, Gangtey Monastery is a buddhist monastery built some 300+ years ago. Classic Bhutanese architecture and Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Druk Wangyal Lhakhang At Dochula Pass, Bhutan

Title:  Druk Wangyal Lhakhang At Dochula Pass, Bhutan Location: Dochula, Bhutan, Asia Description: A magnificent temple sits atop the 10,218′ pass connecting Bhutan’s traditional seat of power, Punakha, with Thimphu. Often Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Chains Across The Paro Chuu

Title: Chains Across The Paro Chuu Location: Paro, Bhutan, Asia Description: The original chain links, over 200 years old, of this bridge across the Paro Chuu (River) can be seen under the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Whatchya Lookin’ At?

Title: Whatchya Lookin’ At? Location: Paro, Bhutan, Asia Description: Local Bhutanese girls, dressed formally for a celebration of the king and queen’s marriage in 2011, approach one of my photo tour guests Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Inside Tashichho Dzong

Title: Inside Tashichho Dzong Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: Bhutan’s capital of Thimphu holds the government’s main offices, situated in a fortress called a dzong. This structure (as seen in yesterday’s image) Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Thimphu’s Tashichho Dzong At Night

Title: Thimphu’s Tashichho Dzong At Night Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: Thimphu is Bhutan’s capital and this fortress, or dzong, is where the head of its government resides. The king lives just Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bhutan’s Capital Of Thimphu, A City With No Stoplights

Title: Bhutan’s Capital Of Thimphu, A City With No Stoplights Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: Thimphu sits in an idyllic valley surrounded by lush hills that transition into the Himalayas far beyond. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Flag Lowering Ceremony, Tashichho Dzong, Bhutan

Title: Flag Lowering Ceremony, Tashichho Dzong, Bhutan Location: Thimphu, Bhutan Description: The national flag of Bhutan is lowered at the Tashichho Dzong, the main fortress and center of civil government in Bhutan. Continue Reading →