Forrest Walker's Blog – August 2012 Archive (3)

The Spiritual Side of Bhutan

This post will cover the two most spiritual things I have ever experienced. I was deeply moved by both of them. Bhutan is a deeply Buddhist country. I have mentioned before that if I ever decided to convert, as if I were disciplined enough to try, it would be in Bhutan. I found that…


Added by Forrest Walker on August 22, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Bhutan, Land of Happiness and Wonders

Yes, Bhutan is a happy place. I mentioned before that the government actually does a yearly census to evaluate the level of happiness and look for ways to make people even happier, now THAT is a wonderment.

I also mentioned that there is a US$250 “tariff” you must pay to visit Bhutan. This is actually a good deal because it includes everything except beer and souvenirs. So, it cost us a bit more ;-)  . That tariff is actually in place to keep Bhutan from becoming over run with…


Added by Forrest Walker on August 13, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments

Return to Kathmandu

Everywhere we went in this expedition across Asia, we felt quite welcome!

Our five weeks in Asia started in Kathmandu

We are lucky enough to be able to refer to this as our return to Kathmandu. Dear readers, you really need to be…


Added by Forrest Walker on August 8, 2012 at 9:14am — 1 Comment

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