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Bhutan, Himalayan mountain kingdom

Bhutan, Himalayan mountain kingdom

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Published by Odyssey Books & Guides in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrancoise Pommaret; translated by Elisabeth B. Booz and Howard Solverson.
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23213834M
LC Control Number2009311131

The Himalayas, or Himalaya (/ ˌ h ɪ m ə ˈ l eɪ ə, h ɪ ˈ m ɑː l ə j ə /), (Sanskrit: himá (हिम, "snow") and ā-laya (आलय, "abode, receptacle, dwelling")), is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest (Nepal/China). Kingdom of Bhutan: History, culture, geography, Mahayana Buddhism, government, language (Dzongka).

Located high in the Himalayas sits the mountain kingdom of Bhutan, sounds somewhat like the start of a fantasy, and mystical it is. Cultural enthusiast can visit old monasteries, sanctuaries and go to conventional religious celebrations, while passionate trekkers can pursue remote trails with horses. Buy Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) 7th ed. by Francoise Pommaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Francoise Pommaret.

Let us be your key to unlock the Kingdom of Bhutan, a magical country where its people, their Buddhist traditions, and reverence for nature are profoundly connected. A trip to Bhutan will change your life! Our professional American and Bhutanese guides mindfully craft cultural tours and Himalayan treks centered on your unique goals and abilities. 13 Days from From $5, A unique multi-sport itinerary in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. This trip involves trekking to hidden, ancient monasteries and fortresses (“Dzongs”), whitewater rafting two different Class rivers, and an immersion into one of the most intact, authentic, unique cultures in Asia.


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Special sections on selected topics, literary excerpts, and gorgeous photographs make this an essential guide to this remote, pristine mountain kingdom.

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Title: Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: July 1, Publisher: Odyssey Books & Maps Language: English.

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Adventure holidays, walking holidays and trekking holidays specialists for more than 33 years. Bhutan is a landlocked country with a total area of 46, square kilometers. Where is Bhutan specifically though. It lies between the two Asian giants, India and be more specific, the kingdom of Bhutan is located in the eastern Himalayas, bounded by Tibetan region of China to the North and Indian states of Assam and West Bengal to the South.

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Bhutan the Bhutanese Himalayas. Bhutan’s stunning mountain scenery is a hiker’s paradise, and a brilliant way to see the country as the locals do, walking trails that meander the hills and peaks.

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Bhutan (/ b uː ˈ t ɑː n / (); Dzongkha: འབྲུག་ཡུལ་, romanized: Druk Yul, [ʈuk̚˩.yː˩]), officially the Kingdom of Bhutan (Dzongkha: འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་, romanized: Druk Gyal Khap), is a landlocked country in South d in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north, the Chumbi Valley of Calling code: + The mountains of Bhutan are some of the most prominent natural geographic features of the kingdom.

Located on the southern end of the Eastern Himalaya, Bhutan has one of the most rugged mountain terrains in the world, whose elevations range from metres ( ft) to more than 7, metres (23, ft) above sea level, in some cases within distances of less than kilometres (62 mi) of each.

Get this from a library. Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain kingdom. [Françoise Pommaret; Yoshiro Imaeda; Lionel Fournier; Seonaid Macleod; Elisabeth Benson Booz; Howard Solverson; Hélène Mas] -- Shoe-horned into the Grand Himalayas, Bhutan-Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon-is a fiercely independent kingdom that celebrated its centenary in Shoe-horned into the Grand Himalayas, Bhutan—Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon—is a fiercely independent kingdom that celebrated its centenary in Isolated, charming, peaceful, and religious, the Bhutanese are a pragmatic, sensitive people who take from the West what will benefit their country and leave the rest.

The countryside is pristine, the lifestyle and culture have been. Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom Paperback – Feb. 1 by Francoise Pommaret (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Brightly coloured prayer flags flutter on the hillsides, temples and white-walled dzong fortresses rise from the slopes, and the people around you wear colourful robes, embroidered jackets and long, sash-like scarves whose colour denotes social standing.

Bhutan tours are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come in contact with the cultural heritage and beautiful landscape of the country. Since it is a Himalayan kingdom, Bhutan’s landscape is made up of lush forests, picturesque valleys and a number of the world’s highest mountain peaks.

Bhutan: Himalayan Mountain Kingdom by Francoise Pommaret – Francoise is an ethno-historian who has lived in Bhutan for 30 years and knows Bhutan like few outsiders. This book is a comprehensive study of all facets of Bhutan and its people. Not a guidebook in the Lonely Planet sense, but a must for anyone traveling to the country.

Available on. The view of the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga. Photograph: Alamy 4. Lost Horizon by James Hilton The must-read novel for any visitor to .The most elusive part of the great Himalayan Mountains is, perhaps, located in Bhutan.

Also known as the “Mountain Fortress of the Gods”, the only surviving Buddhist kingdom is home to some of the highest unclimbed mountains in the world.On this incredible adventure packed with ancient traditions and treasures, we explore colorful Kolkata, before traveling in to the Himalayan foothills and onwards to Bhutan - the sole surviving Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystique, and steeped in history.