Bhutan is a small country in Asia that is often referred to as the “Land of the Thunder Dragons” the mythical beast that appears on its flag. Bhutan is protective of its centuries-old cultural traditions. Television is banned and the people are required by law to wear the national costume. Both tourism and mountaineering are limited in some places. Most of the people of Bhutan are Buddhists of Tibetan descent. Another important group is the Nepali speaking Hindus.
Bhutan is a land of extremes. Bananas grow on the humid plain that borders India, and forests of oak cover the cool...More