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Beautiful Bhutan: A Himalayan Kingdom

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Ellie has just returned from beautiful Bhutan, the Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern fringes. She spent a week gallivanting and exploring the very best this breath-taking county has to offer; from monasteries and fortresses, to dzongs and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Here are her top highlights in a photoblog of her journey…

A mini-guide to Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon

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The mountain paradise of Bhutan, known as ‘the happiest kingdom on earth’ has always been a frontier land promising a unique adventure to any traveller. Land-locked between the goliaths of India and China, Bhutan is a diminutive treasure box of alpine scenery with pristine landscapes, intriguing architecture and perhaps its greatest asset – the gentle and gracious people...

Michelin-starred Gastronomy at the Amankora Thimpu, Bhutan, with Chef Eric Ripert (14th & 15th Sept 2012)

Click to enlarge PDFJoin Michelin-starred Chef Eric Ripert who will be going on a journey across Bhutan in September providing two amazing dinners and the chance to join him on various culinary activities – a foodie first in Bhutan! You will stay at at the utterly beautiful Amankora Thimpu. Please get in touch with us for more details about this very exciting gourmet opportunity +44 (0)20 7289 6100; info@ampersandtravel.com

Traditional Bhutanese dancing at the Amankora Resort, Thimpu, Bhutan

Recorded by our Mark on a research trip to the beautiful Amankora resort in Thimpu, Bhutan. This was a traditional dance performed to welcome guests and wish them a good journey through Bhutan. Truly wonderful memories.We are going to be putting more video memories of our travels on the blog from now on. Mark is off to Burma next week so do watch this space for a sneak peek into this intriguing country...
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