Land of the Thunder Dragon - Bhutan At over 3000 meters above sea level, the Dochula pass grants one a view of Bhutan in all directions. Monks walking towards the 108 Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chhortens memorial.
Monastery in Bhutan. Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.
Bhutan's Queen Jetsun Pema and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck visit the Kodokan judo hall in Tokyo, Japan, November The royal couple watch judo demonstration during six-day visit to Japan. (Photo by Yutaka/AFLO) -yu-