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  • Contributing to the Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

    Contributing to the Gross National Happiness in Bhutan
    Bhutan? Just telling people I was coming to Bhutan evoked wonder. Some extolled it as "the true Shangri-La" and the home of "pure Buddhism," incredible trekking, pristine environments, authentic culture and Gross National Happiness, or GNH — the Bhutanese indicator of quality of life. Others looked at me as if I had announced a trip to a new exo-planet.
  • Travel information to Bhutan

    THE BEST WAY TO BHUTAN From LAX, travelers to Bhutan must connect in another city to Royal Drukair, Bhutan's national airline and only regular carrier, which has flights to the airport in Paro, Bhutan's only airport. You can fly into Bangkok, Thailand,...

    In the Himalayas, a climate-change calamity builds

    In the Himalayas, a climate-change calamity builds
    High in the Himalayas, above this peaceful valley where farmers till a patchwork of emerald-green fields, an icy lake fed by melting glaciers waits to become a "tsunami from the sky." The lake is swollen dangerously past normal levels, thanks to the...