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Dochula Pass (3000m - 10,000ft) between Thimphu and Punakha, Himalayas to north

  Dochula, temple   Dochula, temple entrance
   
Dochula, 108 stupas

  Dochula, stupas   Dochula, stupas, Himalayas to north

   
Dochula, prayer flags   Punakha Valley, road from Dochula to Punakha   Punakha Valley, tsa tsas (small clay stupas) along side of road

   
Punakha Valley, prayer flags, stupa, stream driven prayer wheel at dangerous curve in road

  Punakha Valley, landslide   Punakha Valley, traditional female dress
   
Punakha Valley, archery (national sport)   Punakha Valley, archery target upper left   Punakha Valley, school children throwing darts

   
Punakha Valley, Ritsha Village   Punakha Valley, rice terraces, red and white rice   Punakha Valley, rice terraces

   
Punakha Valley, stupa and temple of Lama Drukpa Kunley (Devine Madman), teacher known for sacred and drunken sex

  Punakha Valley, temple of Devine Madman   Punakha Valley, prayer wheel at temple of Devine Madman
   
Punakha Valley, lotus near temple of Devine Madman   Punakha Valley, girls in traditional dress   Punakha Valley, banyan tree near temple of Devine Madman

   
Punakha Valley, stupa with flags   Punakha Valley, brahman bull   Punakha Valley, traditional 3-story farm house with paintings of penis, deer and auspicious symbols

   
Punakha Valley, Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong (1638), bridge over Mo Chhu river, Pho Chhu river to right

  Punakha Valley, Dzong prayer wheel   Punakha Valley, traditional male dress, Dzong courtyard
   
Punakha Valley, thangka (painting) of longevity sage in Dzong   Punakha Valley, painting of astrology in Dzong   Punakha Valley, painting of four harmonious friends (elephant, monkey, rabbit, bird) in Dzong

   
Punakha Valley, stupa inside Dzong   Punakha Valley, King's residence behind Dzong   Punakha Valley, cows are not fenced
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