The Colours of Bhutan

Bhutan is a riot of colour and art, both natural and man-made. Colourful prayer flags fly from mountain tops, garudas spring off monastery walls and ordinary houses are decorated with motifs and phalluses. Over the past few weeks I’ve published a lot of writing from my trip to Bhutan a few years ago, but now it’s time to let the pictures tell the story.

Comments (10)

  • Haroon Reply

    Tremendous pictures. Amazing photographer you are . πŸ™‚

    March 26, 2015 at 7:10 pm
  • Anna @ shenANNAgans Reply

    Looks like a pretty part of the world. Love the prayer flags. And downtown Thimphu looks fun! πŸ™‚

    March 26, 2015 at 7:12 pm
    • Tim Blight Reply

      Downtown Thimphu is intriguing!!! It’s a seriously beautiful place πŸ™‚

      March 27, 2015 at 11:47 am
  • Renuka Reply

    Same I would say for Sikkim – prayer flags, monasteries, crockery, flowers…colors are everywhere in these awe-inspiring places.

    March 26, 2015 at 9:05 pm
    • Tim Blight Reply

      Thanks for stopping by, Renuka πŸ™‚ I’d love to go to Sikkim one day! Until then, I’m living vicariously through your blog posts!!

      March 27, 2015 at 11:47 am
  • Agness Reply

    The colors of Bhutan remind me of Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. I absolutely adored exploring the temples and taking pictures of the walls. Great gallery, Tim! The picture of elderly man and a prayer wheel at the National Chorten, Thimphu took my breath away!

    March 27, 2015 at 7:15 am
    • Tim Blight Reply

      It looks a lot like what I imagine Tibet to be like, although I imagine Tibet to be much drier and colder. Thanks for stopping by, Agness! And yep, I was so glad when I got that click πŸ˜€

      March 27, 2015 at 11:48 am
  • Andrew Reply

    how beautiful! Awesome job Tim!

    March 29, 2015 at 7:51 pm
    • Tim Blight Reply

      Thanks Andrew!! Yep, Bhutan is a beauty πŸ™‚

      March 31, 2015 at 11:06 am

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