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Lonely Planet, Sep 15, 2010 - Travel
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Lonely Planet Bhutan
Search for fried ferns, jellied cowskins, and dried yak cheese at Thimphu's weekend market.
Be blessed with a 10-inch penis at Chimi Lhakhang, the home of the 'Divine Madman'.
Dance with snowlions and banter with clowns at the pick of Bhutan's colorful festivals.
Hike up to the gavity-defying Tiger's Nest monastery, reputedly held on to the sheer cliff face by the hairs of angels.
In this Guide
Understand murals and monsters with in-depth coverage of Bhutanese Buddhism and culture by our regional expert.
Special trekking chapter brings Himalayan peaks that little bit closer...
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In the past I'd never been all that crazy about the Lonely Planet series, mainly because we tend to travel on a higher end than they emphasize (or oftentimes seem to approve of...) This guidebook has ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Stan, who also authored Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya, has been organising and leading treks in Nepal since 1971. A graduate engineer, he has also worked for the US National Park service in the Yellowstone and Olympic parks as well as serving as a guide on Mt Hood in Oregon. Stan is a director of the American Himalayan Foundation, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club and specialises in opening bars in Himalayan towns. He has travelled extensively in Bhutan and developed a project to train Bhutanese craftsmen in historic building conservation. He lives in Kathmandu, where he runs a trekking company and tries to keep up with all the changes to trekking routes in both Nepal and Bhutan.

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