Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan
Wednesday 30 October - Thursday 14 November 2019 - Led by Zara Fleming
Isolated from the outside world for centuries, the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan measures its progress in Gross National Happiness and mass tourism is not welcome. Its Buddhist philosophy, ancient monasteries and pristine environment create a unique travel destination, which delights the mind, body and spirit. It is the last remaining Buddhist kingdom in the world and it has successfully developed its own cultural identity. This culture is unique in its characteristics and achievements in architecture, textiles and other crafts; and still remains distinct from other Himalayan areas.
London • Kathmandu • Thimphu • Punakha • Trongsa • Bhumthang • Mongar • Lhuntse • Trashigang • Paro • Kathmandu • London