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Girl in Thimpu Market

Nepalese representation of the Sun

Oranges on sale

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Loading logs in Gangtey (Phobjika Valley) 

Chillies are the Bhutanese favourite food commonly found cooked with cheese in the traditional dish ema datse

Looking toward Ngang Lhakang, Bumthang Valley

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Strings of chugo, hard dried yak cheese

Income tax comes to Bhutan - poster at Thimpu Post Office

Before a new house is built the ground is consecrated by a qualified monk as here at a site near the Ugyen Chholing Palace, Bumthang valley

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Bhutanese fire engine, Wangdue Phodrang 

Four styles of Chorten (from L. to R: Nepalese, Ladakhi, Tibetan, Bhutanese) en route from Thimpu to Paro

The central utse tower at Gangtey Gompa undergoing demolition due to earthquake damage

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Prayer flag in the sun, Phephe La Pass

Taksthang - Tiger's Lair Hermitage

Phil's 'adopted sister' Karma Choki with husband

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Trongsa Dzong

Postcards on sale in Kathmandu

Wrathful deity with convenient stomach mouth

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Silhouette in Paro Dzong

Village man in the Bumthang valley

Viewing the rare black-necked crane in Phobjika Valley (Gangtey)

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Two monks from Gangtey Gompa

Keeping warm on trek

Young monks in a hurry

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Taking the log for a walk

The conch shaped watchtower at Paro Dzong (now the National Museum)

 Paro Dzong

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