Thimpu being at a unique crossroads in its evolution offers an eclectic mix of modernity, tradition, religion and life in general.

A few pictures from Downtown Thimpu – All clicked at (or around) the Thimpu square (the place with the ‘proud’ clock tower)

Archery

National sport of Bhutan – Archery. Archer at the stadium

Archery-Bhutan - Archers celebrate after a good shot

Archery-Bhutan – Archers celebrate after a good shot

Archers celebrate/dance/taunt all in good humour after a good shot

Archers celebrate/dance/taunt all in good humour after a good shot

Pretty looking girl - Thimpu square

Pretty looking girl – Thimpu square

Local stud boys - Thimpu

Local stud boys – Thimpu

Girl-playing-Thimpu-Square

Elder siblings playing with the younger ones – Thimpu

The younger sibling the girl was playing with

The younger sibling the girl was playing with

Monk - Thimpu square (not sure what he is frowning at)

Monk – Thimpu square (not sure what he is frowning at)

Monks wearing face mask (protection against bird flu)

Monks wearing face mask (protection against bird flu)