Spent Brothers Productions
Gazette 125

BHUTAN October 2013

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Formal dress for the Dzong
Sheila dressed to visit Trongsa Dzong

Karma & Derek at Dzong entrance   Sheila & Derek
The draped scarf must be worn for all formal occasions

Our hotel above the dzong  Coffe on the balcony
Our hotel above the dzong / Enjoying a morning cup of freshly brewed coffee on our balcony overlooking the dzong

roadside restaurant  Bhutanese beer
Beer stop in small roadside shop/restaurant

Another roadside restaurant  Sheila & little friends
Another beer stop / Sheila with little friends

Sheila  Dinner
Karma entertained us in his home in Thimphu on our penultimate night - Sheila enjoying an aperitif & snack of fried cow's liver /
Our delicious dinner including Bhutan's signature dish of chillies with cheese & local red rice

Karma with son & wife  Karma's family
Karma with younger son & wife Passang (his elder son is at boarding school) /
Members of Karma's extended family who either live in the house or were visiting

Karma's house
Karma's fine house

Karma & Sheila  Giant Buddha
Visiting the giant Buddha overlooking Thimphu

Karma, Sheila & Palden
Dinner on our last night in Paro - Sheila with Karma & our driver Palden

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2013