Tag Archives: Bhutan

Around the World – In Pictures

Around the world in pictures – featuring a G.C. Cansler Version of “Be Thou My Vision”.    

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‘Round The World Q&A

As a person – especially as an American – who took extended time to travel around the world, you get a lot of questions.  From friends and family at home of course but also from those on the road.  There are not many Americans out there quitting good jobs, leaving houses, cars, friends, comforts…leaving “home”…to […]

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The Long Way Home…

Home. I’ve been calling this trip the long way home since my sister and I decided to go to New Zealand and I decided to, well, take the long way home.  Referring to my trip as the long way home really got me thinking about what home really is…because I need to be very honest, […]

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Bhutan – Scenes & Sounds

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Land of the Flying Pig

If you were to pick up a stone on the side of the road in Bhutan and toss it randomly into the weeds which line the roads, you have about a 90% chance that your stone is going to land in a big bunch of Marijuana.  Seriously.  Its a weed and there is a ton […]

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Gross National Happiness

Each person on this earth has an individual idea of what happiness is and what leads them towards happiness in their daily lives.  Many of us believe, myself included, that obtaining and maintaining a happy existence is perhaps the most important goal of this life.  What a great example we can be to others in […]

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Travel Tips – Bhutan

Arriving in Bhutan you fly into what is known as one of the most dangerous airports in the world.  It is absolutely thrilling descending from 28,000 feet and being surrounded by mountains.  You are not only surrounded, you are flying around and in-between them. Because there are so many mountains, to get low enough to […]

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Land of the Thunder Dragon

The last Shangri-la. Bhutan. Either the sky had fallen a few inches or Bhutan had risen, because as we left the Ura Valley traveling up an over a mountain pass, we were enveloped in the clouds.  A light mist from being inside a cloud began to fall and we pulled over on the road near […]

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