In the shadow of Kanchenjunga
Jaideep Mukerji explores this former Himalayan monarchy’s stunning mountain landscapes, rich Buddhist culture and relatively short distances—that make it an ideal destination for avid trekkers and travellers who want to savour the culture
The Eastern Himalayas, dominated by the world’s third-highest summit, Kanchenjunga, hold a particular fascination for me. Having travelled extensively in this region over many years, I continue to be amazed by the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, dress and customs, landscapes as well as vegetation in the area and how these change from valley to valley. In predominantly Buddhist Bhutan that I had featured earlier in ...
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