Paro Dzong at night

Popular and Picturesque Paro

In this post, I share my experiences of my final days in Bhutan which I spent in Paro. Hence I will also end my subsequent posts on Bhutan series. Living in Paro for a few days, it became our second home far away from home. We started feeling a connection with the valley and its people. Aimlessly loitering on the streets and gazing at the river and the mountains became our daily routine and we were relishing an unhurried easy way of life.

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108 Druk Wangyal Chorten at Dochula Pass

Off to Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon

I was in the Druk Yul, the Land of Thunder Dragon. Where people have deep faith in ‘Tak Seng Chung Druk’ (Tiger, Snow Lion, Garuda, Dragon). Where Buddhism is the mode of life. Where the King and Queen protect their citizen as their children. The people respect them as their parents. Where nature has bestowed innumerable gifts on mankind. Where the nation leaves behind a negative Carbon footprint.  Where the national development is measured in the terms happiness, not in terms of GNP. Yes, you got it right. I was in the kingdom of happiness. I was in Bhutan.

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