Swiss Guest House

Address: Kharsumphe, Bumthang, 32001, Bhutan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Kharsumphe, Bumthang.
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    Travel Blogs from Bumthang

    Dzong, Musuem, Driving and Fire Blazing

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Oct 02, 2014

    19 photos

    ... has to now serve as the leader of the Dzong before he becomes King. The main monk body that lives in the Dzong only does so in the winter when it is warmer than Bumthang, where they reside during the summer. After the fortress, we visited a museum that is housed in the old watch tower of the Dzong. First we watched a short video about the Dzong and the area. Then we explored the museum and saw many different statues and ...

    The Long and Windy Road

    A travel blog entry by marybc on May 18, 2014

    14 photos

    ... tower has been reinvented as a museum. Inside are beautiful examples of Bhutan's history as it melds with the Buddhist faith. Not to mention the view from the top is well worth the many stairs.
    As I write this we are comfortably housed at the Mountain Lodge in Bumthang. Nestled in yet another high valley this beautiful little town will be our home for the next three nights. It's late now so I will add the trivia we learned today on a later blog.


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    All change!

    A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on May 03, 2014

    7 photos

    ... two years, due to the current elections. Police have accused tribal Bodo rebels of killing local Muslims. The Bodos are a migrant community and have been locked for years in land disputes with the indigenous group in the state, which borders Bhutan and Bangladesh. Local media have reported that Bodos attacked the Muslims as punishment for failing to vote for their candidate last month in the country's mammoth staggered ...

    Thangthangka

    A travel blog entry by mrs.khaki on Apr 06, 2014

    12 photos

    ... now truly entered yak country! We encountered many of these huge beasts. They fix you with a stare as you approach and I was somewhat startled when I spied one mid pee behind a tree!!

    We reached camp and were relieved to not be suffering at all from breathlessness due to the significant elevation gain at high altitude. This had to be the most stunning of campsites as we were beside a stream and had a spectacular view of the snow capped ...

    Festival For The Ages

    A travel blog entry by tdv95 on Dec 23, 2012

    3 comments, 135 photos

    ... spread Buddhism in Bhutan. Apparently this guy had thing for birthday parties and therefore the month of Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.

    These multi-day birthday parties are large social gatherings where people from neighbouring villages come together to witness the religious mask dances which are moral vignettes based on incidents from the life of the 8th century Buddhist founder and to receive blessings from lamas. It is said ...