From a distance, Bhutan's most iconic building seems to float, weightless, halfway up a sheer cliff-face, 900 meters (3,000 feet) above the floor of the Paro Valley.
Many of Bhutan’s inhabitants enjoy the blissful waters of natural hot springs for healing and relaxation.
Standing proudly astride the confluence of the Mo Chhu and Po Chhu (the Female and Male Rivers), Punakha Dzong is one of Bhutan's most beautiful buildings.
Hidden in a fold of the forest-draped hills high above Thimphu, a herd of takin make their home in the Mothithang Takin Preserve.
High up in the hills overlooking Thimphu, dawn light glints off the Buddha Dordenma's golden face as he gazes into the rising sun.
Intricately patterned wild silk kiras from Lhuentse hang alongside rough nettle fiber cloth from Zhemgang in Bhutan's excellent Royal Textile Academy.