Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom

Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom

by Francoise Pommaret
     
 

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Shoe-horned into the Grand Himalayas, Bhutan—Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon—is a fiercely independent kingdom that celebrated its centenary in 2008. Isolated, charming, peaceful, and religious, the Bhutanese are a pragmatic, sensitive people who take

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Shoe-horned into the Grand Himalayas, Bhutan—Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon—is a fiercely independent kingdom that celebrated its centenary in 2008. Isolated, charming, peaceful, and religious, the Bhutanese are a pragmatic, sensitive people who take

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From the Publisher
“Colorful, practical guide, well illustrated with many astonishing photographs. Provides an in-depth general introduction to this kingdom’s history, culture and ecology, with a comprehensive itinerary ranging from the major cities to the remotest monasteries. (Traveller)”
Traveller
Colorful,practical guide,well illustrated with many astonishing photographs.
Travel & Leisure
The bible of Bhutan guidebooks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622178106
Publisher:
Airphoto International Ltd.
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,084,841
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Bhutan resident Françoise Pommaret is a French ethno-historian and Director of Research at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris on secondment to the Royal University of Bhutan.

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