Archive for Bhutan

“Only rich people can travel”and other “invisible scripts” that keep us from making our own journeys

posted by: Prime Sarmiento

This is what I value: That's me, backpacking in Bhutan. I'd rather spend on traveling than another worthless pair of designer shoes.

I was reading this post at I Will Teach You To be Rich the other day wherein A-list blogger Ramit Sethi talked about how watching a Bollywood movie made him think about “invisible scripts that guide our lives”: (read more here)

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PostCard Moment:Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Punakha Dzong

In Bhutan, the chief abbot’s winter residence is at the Punakha Dzong. Sitting at the confluence of the two rivers in the former Bhutanese capital of Punakha, this dzong houses many of the country’s historic and holy relics including the embalmed body of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Zhabdrung was the first monarxch to unify the various fiefdoms in Bhutan and in the 17th century defended the unified Bhutanese kingdom against the Tibetan invasion.