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The incense maker of Thimphu
Making incense is as much a ritual as burning it. In Thimphu, one family produces it to exacting religious and olfactory standards.
A centuries-old part of Bhutan’s heritage, the art of textile production has never been more relevant or vibrant, as a new generation is discovering.
In bathhouses across the kingdom, guests are discovering the therapeutic practice and restorative pleasure of aromatic hot-stone bathing.
Find out why fungi is one of Bhutan’s most valuable natural assets: from supporting forest ecosystems to powering villages – and helicopters.