It was a strong reaffirmation of Bhutan’s ancient traditions, of continuity in a time of a change, but also in some ways a symbol of this country’s gradual emergence into the modern world. More >>>
Religion permeates much of the Bhutanese lifestyle. Tall prayer flags flap in the wind on every hillside. Sometimes you might see a bunch of five in varying colors while other times there may be dozens of white flags standing proud. They’re all beautiful and a reminder of the importance of Buddhism to this culture.
Silence can never be heard. This is perfectly true for Bhutan, which is considered the happiest nation in the world. With Bhutan now vying for democratic government, the world’s most powerful nations are still clueless about it.