Bhutan means Thunder Dragon Land, which originates from the storms which come from Himalayan range.
1. Survival of the Snowman: According to Will Hatton on The Brokeback Packer, his friends in Bhutan believe the snowman still lives on the mountains in the country. They have seen traces of the snowman.
2. Flying tigers: To travel to Bhutan, tourists can visit the famous Paro Taktsang Buddhist shrine, clambering on the mid-cliff in the Paro valley. Legend has it that, in the eighth century AD, Master Siddhartha was sitting on the back of a tigress flying here from Tibet. Master Rinpoche taught Tantric Buddhism throughout Bhutan and Tibet in the 700s. He meditated in caves - later called monasteries, or tiger caves - in the mountains for three years, three months, 3 weeks, 3 days and 3 hours. Of these, the Paro Taktsang monastery is most famous.
3. The Bhutanese specially highly appreciate happiness: The Bhutanese government uses the GNH to measure the wealth and prosperity of the country. The four pillars of GNH include sustainable development, environmental protection, cultural preservation, and good governance. So, how do people here do not feel happy?
4. Killing in Bhutan is illegal: But you can still eat meat here. Meat is pre-cut and imported from India. 40% of the Bhutanese population is vegetarian. The government mentioned the possibility of banning Bhutan meat in the future.
5. Bhutanese people love their king: Many Bhutanese often wear a pin or jacket with a portrait of the king. Most of the people hung pictures of the king smiling smugly. Tourists can hear the king's praises from his people.
6. Enchanting love with archery: It seems that in Bhutan, there is always an archery competition going on. During Willamton's 17-day trip to Bhutan, he witnessed a competition between two villages at 4,200 m. The traditional dressed gown, aimed at the sight beer, is 140 m in size and weighs a plate. Villagers walked for nearly two days through the mountains to the competition area. As soon as an archer shoots, both teams dance and sing like ancient Bhutan warriors.
7. The word "Bhutan" means "Thunder Land". The name of the happiest country comes from the storm from Himalayan range. Tourists can accidentally experience the kind of rainy weather on the trekking trail through the mountains. It feels like being dragged by a dragon from the snowball in the sky.
8. Bhutan is the only country in the world with a negative carbon index: Bhutan's law stipulates that 60% of the country's land area is covered by forest. This means that Bhutan absorbs more carbon than carbon emissions into the atmosphere without harming the environment.
9. Polygamy is legal: Today, this may no longer be commonplace. However, Bhutanese people have the right to marry more than one spouse. Actually, the fourth king, reigned from 1972 to 2006, had four wives.
10. Bhutan synonymous with peace: This is probably the best country in the world if you want to come to completely relax, reconnect with great things, like nature, mountains, and find yourself. The people are kind, everything is simple, so visitors can almost let go of any worries if they come to Bhutan.