The AFAR Guide to Bhutan

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With its mountain temples and legendary landscape, Bhutan gets at the heart of adventurous and cultural travel. Located in the eastern end of the Himalayas, the Kingdom of Bhutan is home to fewer than one million people, providing a stark contrast to its neighbors, India and China. While much of the country's early history is shrouded in mystery, the evidence that Buddhism played a pivotal role in shaping its culture couldn't be more clear.

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