|Ema Datsi and chillies at a market near Paro|
For those of us in the north-eastern part of India, going to Bhutan does not feel like crossing an international border. If you leave aside the Buddhist traditions, many of us look the same and there's a sense of affinity with them.
|Pork with beans served at the same restaurant|
|A shop in Paro|
|A little girl in Paro|
|A market on the way to Thimphu|
|Takin, the national animal photographed at the Thimphu zoo|
|Wildflowers at Dochula Pass|
|Punakha Dzong on the bank of the Mo Chhu river|
|The central tower of the Punakha dzong|
Considered to be the most beautiful dzong in Bhutan, it was built in the 1600s. Punakha Dzong was the administrative centre and the seat of the government of Bhutan until 1955 when the capital was shifted to Thimphu.
|Cottage type cheese (left), unsalted butter and yak cheese (right)|
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