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Bhutan - Khamsum Yuley Chorten - Punakha Town and Valley Oct 2012

Namgay climbing up to the Khamsum Yuley Chorten - image 1 of 25

The Four Story Khamsum Yuley Chorten, built by the Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck - image 2 of 25

Two Bhutanese guides at the Prayer Wheel halfway up to the Chorten - image 3 of 25

Late afternoon clouds above the Chorten - image 4 of 25

Colorful side portico of the Chorten - image 5 of 25

Not sure what this is - image 6 of 25

Close-up - image 7 of 25

Colorful side portico- image 8 of 25

Prayer Wheel of the Chorten - image 9 of 25

View of the Chorten from the suspension bridge from the valley - image 10 of 25

The Chorten through Prayer Flags from the suspension bridge on the valley - image 11 of 25

View of Gasa mountains - image 12 of 25

Mochu river cutting through the Punakha Valley - image 13 of 25

Rice fields and the Chorten above - image 14 of 25

Rice terraces - image 15 of 25

Rive terraces - image 16 of 25

Rice terraces - image 17 of 25

Men harvesting and cow grazing - image 18 of 25

Punakha town, photo of king Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and his bride - image 19 of 25

Houses of the Punakha town - image 20 of 25

Bhutanese house in Punakha - image 21 of 25

Modern house in Punakha - image 22 of 25

Chilis in the open market - image 23 of 25

More chilis - image 24 of 25

Produce market - image 25 of 25