Thimphu, Bhutan – the world’s only capital city with no traffic lights

  Eagerly looking through the airplane window, I couldn’t wait to see the scenery unfold as the clouds cleared. Bhutan has only one international airport in Paro – the only town that has sufficient flat land for a runway long enough to allow a small passenger jet to land. But given the heavily mountainous terrain, landing […]

Stepping into the Land of the Thunder Dragon: Bhutan

Bhutan is Country #55: Overview Why Bhutan? Bhutan is a country whose name immediately brought an aura of mystery and intrigue whenever I heard it. People talked about it in such reverential tones – the last remaining ‘Shangri-La’ in the world, the country with the happiest people, one which has never been colonised in its […]