And the (Prayer) Wheels in the Sky Keep on Turning

I live in San Francisco and work in North Beach. The next time, probably sometime in August, I blow a fuse trying to navigate narrow sidewalks around hordes of tourists, I’ll have to remember how kindly I’ve been treated by the Bhutanese. The generosity and tolerance I’ve encountered here in Bhutan is unimaginable. Even the […]

Vegetable Market Thimphu

Chiles are ubiquitous in Bhutanese cuisine. Rather than a role as condiment, chiles are given center stage, dominating various dishes as well as the masochistic taste buds of foreign tourists. The Bhutanese do buy and sell food products other than chiles, even if nowhere to be found outside the vegetable market. Like dried yak cheese […]