What’s remarkable about this crystal-clear photograph of Drukyul Dzong, which is currently on display at the Rubin Museum in New York City, is that it was taken 105 years ago with a camera that is the size of an old TV set. And that the plate-glass negative on which the image was captured made it […]
Category: About Bhutan
Introduction to Bhutan
Bhutan is a small landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas bordered by China in the North and India on the other 3 sides. Bhutan has a total land area of 38,394 square kilometers and measures approximately 150 kilometers North to South and 300 kilometers East to West. The landscape is characterized by rugged terrain and […]
The national flag of Bhutan consists of a white dragon over a yellow and orange background. The flag is divided diagonally from the lower hoist side corner, making two triangles. The upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is orange. The dragon is centered along the dividing line, facing away from the hoist side.
Bhutan Map – Free Download
I am putting up this Bhutan map for free download after listening to many visitors complaining about the unavailability of a high quality map of Bhutan on the internet. This is just my first attempt, so please bear with the non-creativity. In the future, I plan to make this map more attractive, and informative.
Rise in Temperature
The world meteorological day is celebrated each year to commemorate the coming into force, on 23 March 1950, of the World Meteorological organization (WMO) convention establishing the world meteorological day. Each year the day is celebrated around a chosen theme. For this year the theme is “weather, climate, and the air we breathe”, by highlighting […]
Takins Risk Inbreeding
The number of takins at the takin preserve in Motithang is decreasing, according to officials from the Nature Conservation Division (NCD).
Kishu Thara In Khoma
Khoma is colourful with kishu thara. All Khoma women and girls weave – young girls weave simple pieces, and older ones weave kishu thara.
Traditional Sports Not Popular
In the face of an explosion of modern games, thanks largely to cable TV, Bhutan’s traditional sports – despite the government’s pledge to promote them – are on the brink of extinction.
Bhutan Becoming Warmer
Meteorological data over the last 6 years show that Bhutan is becoming warmer.
Aum Jashemaam and Archery
Since ancient times, she has been revered and worshipped by the archers and the locals of Changzamtog. Now, even soccer players, volleyball players or basketball players join archers to seek her divine intervention to help win games.