· November, 2008

Stories about Bhutan from November, 2008

Bhutan: On Thimphu

  18 November 2008

Most Beautiful Cities in the World describes about Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan: “It's expensive to visit Bhutan, and expensive to stay here – a deliberate policy to keep tourism at a low level. Bhutan is poor in material goods, but boundlessly rich in other qualities contentment, inner peace and...

Bhutan: Coronation Video

  13 November 2008

Kuzoo.net posts videos of the coronation of the new Bhutanese King His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, and his speeches.

Bhutan Crowns New King: Refugees Barely Remembered

  11 November 2008

On November 6th, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan officially crowned a new King, who was appointed almost two years ago. The fifth Dragon King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is an Oxford-educated 28-year-old and the eldest son of the fourth and previous Dragon King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. His coronation...

Bhutan: Coronation of a King

  10 November 2008

The Himalayan Beacon posts a picture of the coronation of the new Bhutanese King, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and his quote: “I will never rule you as a King…I shall always serve you, day and night, in the spirit of kindness, justice and equality.”

Bhutan: Crowning of a new King

  5 November 2008

Cigay at Kuzu-Bhutan weblog writes a poem as a tribute to the coronation celebrations of the King Fifth Druk Gyalpo to be held tomorrow in Thimphu, Bhutan.

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