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  • Top 5 Holiday Attractions in Bhutan for 2014 - Traveller's Tales
    is a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to enjoy Unlike in the rest of the world where chillies are used as a spice to flavour food in Bhutan they are regarded as a vegetable The national dish is Ema Datshi a chilli and cheese stew which is notoriously hot Chillies are a staple of Bhutanese cuisine ranging from the warm and delicate to the hot and fiery and must be tried 4 Climbing to Taktsang The spectacular Tiger s Nest monastery Known locally as the Tiger s Nest Taktsang Palphug Monastery is perched on a rocky ledge at 3 000m elevation Stunningly beautiful its foundation was laid in the 8th century when the 2nd Buddha Guru Rimpoche meditated here Join locals and Buddhists from further afield in the climb up the cliffside one of the most sacred pilgrimages in the Himalayas 5 Punakha Festival Mask Dance Punakha Festival Bhutan Join hundreds of pilgrims from all over Bhutan and enjoy the most colourful and vibrant festival Watch re enactments of the Bhutanese victory over invading Tibet Firecrackers explode as battle scenes are acted out culminating in the colourful Serda procession to the river Punakha Dzong fortress is the magnificent backdrop probably the most beautiful building in Bhutan If our Top 5 Attractions in Bhutan have inspired you to visit this amazing country please see our Bhutan pages for more information on the holidays we offer or phone our office on 01608 676821 and speak to Kath for further details Archery Bumdra Chilli and cheese Ema Datshi Panakha Taktsang Monastery Tiger s Nest Did you like this article Share it with your friends Tweet Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name Email Website Comment PANORAMIC JOURNEYS Welcome Welcome to the Panoramic Journeys blog We hope it paints an intimate portrait of the

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  • Get Away for Easter - Traveller's Tales
    often throw open their gates at Easter to show off the amazing displays of rhododendrons and azaleas If you are in Bhutan this Easter you could experience the most spectacular of all rhododendron displays The annual Rhododendron Festival is held at the Lamperi Botanical Gardens near Dochula Pass and features over 46 species set in the stunning scenery of the park If this has inspired you to take a trip to Bhutan see our Bhutan pages for more information or call Kath in the office for a chat 01608 676821 Easter in Burma Easter in Burma the egg man at Salay From delicious chocolate ones to painted and decorated ones Easter wouldn t be Easter without eggs The ultimate symbol of new life eggs make a cultural appearance in virtually every country across the world and Burma is no exception So if you are there this Easter how about going to see this beautiful egg The renowned Yoke Sone Kyaung monastery in Salay sits on the bank of the Irrawaddy River Built in AD 1882 it is a cultural heritage site famed for its spectacular woodcarvings and ancient Buddha images It is also home to a museum showcasing the Burmese writer U Pone Nya a collection of 19th century Yadanabon utensils and various other intriguing works of art and devotion including the huge red egg man If this has inspired you to take a trip to Burma see our Burma pages for more information or call Jade in the office for a chat 01608 676821 From all of us here at Panoramic Journeys we hope you have a very Happy Easter wherever you are Easter Gobi homestay Mongolia rhododendrons Bhutan Salay Burma Spring Yoke Sone Kyaung monastery Burma Did you like this article Share it with your friends Tweet Leave

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  • RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL BHUTAN
    their aims and objectives Loden is dedicated to fostering an enlightened and happy society in Bhutan through the promotion of education learning and entrepreneurship among the Bhutanese children and young adults Managed by a group of people with shared vision interests and concerns The Loden Foundation runs programmes to provide educational and entrepreneurial opportunities and facilities at preschool school and post school stages We aim to contribute to the development of an educated ethos in Bhutanese communities and to promote awareness of Bhutanese culture and tradition in other parts of the world School children in the village of Pam Eastern Bhutan Through the Loden Scholarship Scheme we are sponsoring two children through high school for the next five years We are also pleased to be helping one of Loden s entrepreneurs with the Help Shoe Bhutan project It is through partnership with communities and organisations like the Loden Foundation that we feel able to give back a little to Bhutan a country that has given us so much Read about other initiatives we are involved with in Bhutan on our Responsible Travel Bhutan pages and do read our Responsible travel policy and guidelines for guests for more information too Did you like this article Share it with your friends Tweet Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name Email Website Comment PANORAMIC JOURNEYS Welcome Welcome to the Panoramic Journeys blog We hope it paints an intimate portrait of the countries we visit Mongolia Bhutan and Burma Here you will find stories and adventures useful information interesting facts and beautiful photographs And every month we bring you the travel news from our three destinations Take the Trip of a Lifetime Trips to BHUTAN Trips to BURMA Trips to MONGOLIA PANORAMIC FIXERS CATEGORIES BHUTAN 69 BURMA 88 FAMILY FUN 3 FESTIVALS 12 FOOD DRINK

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  • Bhutan | Traveller's Tales
    foreign tourists interested in walking tours of Mongolia has increased so much that the the Read More FRIDAY FOCUS Weekly PJ News from Distant Lands and Close Up BURMA One of MAM s Medical Action Myanmar aims is to treat severe childhood diseases in Burma PHOTO MAM Medical Action Myanmar is a Dutch medical aid organization whose mission it is to improve access to health care for the poorest of Myanmar people They want Read More FRIDAY FOCUS Weekly PJ News from Distant Lands and Close Up BURMA The Irrawaddy Dolphin Burma is to help the Wildlife Conservation Society to implement a plan to help save the Irrawaddy dolphin Khin Maung Aye Deputy Minister for Livestock Fisheries and Rural Development said We are planning to sign a contract for the conservation Read More FRIDAY FOCUS Weekly PJ News from Distant Lands and Close Up BURMA A monk reads a newspaper in Yangon Burma PHOTO Nieman Journalism Lab We have posted regularly on Friday Focus about the changing freedoms of writers artists and the press in Burma since the Read More Newer Entries Older Entries PANORAMIC JOURNEYS Welcome Welcome to the Panoramic Journeys blog We hope it paints an intimate portrait of the countries we visit Mongolia Bhutan and Burma Here you will find stories and adventures useful information interesting facts and beautiful photographs And every month we bring you the travel news from our three destinations Take the Trip of a Lifetime Trips to BHUTAN Trips to BURMA Trips to MONGOLIA PANORAMIC FIXERS CATEGORIES BHUTAN 69 BURMA 88 FAMILY FUN 3 FESTIVALS 12 FOOD DRINK 3 GENERAL 100 INDIA 2 INSPIRATION 16 MONGOLIA 129 PJ 10th BIRTHDAY 7 PJ NEWS 76 REVIEWS 1 SHORT BREAKS 4 Slider 6 THAILAND 1 THINGS TO DO 2 TOP TIPS 6 TRAVELLER S TALES

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