The Middle Path to Development: Lessons from Bhutan’s environment policy

If there is a place which can make a traveler feel intimate with it in the shortest time since her arrival, Paro would be it. A gushing river of clear water and a fort marks the entrance to the town. The air is an invitation to inhale deep and a reminder that this is not … Continue reading The Middle Path to Development: Lessons from Bhutan’s environment policy

Take a Ride and Be Happy – Experiencing Happiness in Bhutan

In May, 2013 I spent a week traveling in Bhutan. My primary destination was the Taktsang Monastery outside Paro (posted here -┬áInsights at the Edge), after which I spent some time in the capital Thimpu. This is a post on some general observations that I made while in Thimpu. The dense fog on the high … Continue reading Take a Ride and Be Happy – Experiencing Happiness in Bhutan