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Gazette 147

A Journey Through BHUTAN  June 2016

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Electric butter churn   Farmwife, Derek & Karma
Spotted by our resident Engineer - an old wooden butter churn fitted with an electric motor /
The farmer's wife, who cooked us an excellent dinner & breakfast (including fresh milk & butter)
with Derek & Karma outside the farmhouse as we prepared to leave for Thimphu

Sheila at roadside  Roadside stall
Sheila during roadside stop / Roadside stall selling all manner of provisions including spicy fresh black pudding

Karma with asparagus  View from Thimphu hotel room
Karma returning from stall with asparagus / View from our hotel room in Thimphu

Sheila choosing blouse & material in haberdasher  Sheila being measure in tailor's shop
Sheila in haberdasher choosing a ready-made blouse & a length of silk brocade to be made into a jacket /
Sheila being measured for the bespoke jacket in a tailor's shop, to be ready 24 hours later

Karma's family  Illumoinated government buildings in Thimphu
Visiting Karma's house for a delicious dinner - elder son Kinley, Karma, Passang & younger son Sonam /
The government buildings in Thimphu, illuminated at night

Derek at Simtokha Dzong   Sheila trying on jacket
Derek at Simtokha Dzong on the outskirts of Thimphu, the oldest in Bhutan /
Sheila trying on her new jacket

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2016