Monday, January 25, 2010

Bhutan: Terrain and Topography

rural lines
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Paro Valley, harvested of rice

wind horses

Bumthang

Chele La, between Haa and Paro
Jumolhari & forest
Jumolhari, from the Chele La road

valley village
On the road to Thimphu

Phobjika Valley
Phobjika, glacial valley

So much variation for such a small country, and this is only along the main east-west axis. I didn't even get to the Alpine north or the sub-tropical south. Just an afternoon's drive takes you from banana and guava growing areas to a region of potato and mushroom farms.

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