Stories about Bhutan from July, 2006
Old dating practice
Cigay of Bhutan Weblog writes about an age old tradition of Bhutan. Young men used to visit a girl's house discreetly at night, to let her know of his feelings and his intention to marry her and have children with her. With the passage of time, this rural practice has been misunderstood and grossly abused by those who are richer or more powerful.
Bhutan: Refugee in Nepal
Extra Extra has a letter from a Bhutanese in a refugee camp growing up in Nepal.”Can you imagine growing up in a refugee camp? Having no citizenship? Discovering the slow way that the world is not going to intervene to resolve the situation, even as it frets about the dangerous...