A 9-time visitor to Bhutan, Ulrike Ropler Pensionier, 61, from Germany, was making a steady climb up the hill that shoulders the summit on which Lingshi dzong stands. She had stopped and was looking at the open wilderness of the mountains when Kuensel approached her. “The Chebisa village used to be very clean but the […]
A 17 year old boy fell off the Taktsang cliff on the 24th of May suffering multiple injuries. Doctors say he is out of danger but the magnitude of the injury can be confirmed only after a CT scan. Anish Kanoria, the victim, had gone to Taktsang with his family and the Young President Organisation, a […]
The previous year (2007) recorded a gross earning of about USD 24 million from the tourism industry with 21,094 tourists visiting Bhutan, 21.6% more than 2006, the highest ever. The number is expected to increase in 2008 with 8,559 tourists already having visited Bhutan by April 2008.