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Weighing Chilies. Bhutan

A merchant uses a hand-held balance to weigh out chili peppers in an open air market in Thimphu, Bhutan. Thimphu is the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Bhutan. It is in the western central part of Bhutan.

Buckwheat momos filled with pumpkin, lees, and dates cheese served with chili ezay and pumpkin and mushroom tea in Bhutan. Whew! Photo courtesy of timeinthisworld on Instagram.

Visiting Bhutan

Nobody celebrates birthdays in Bhutan. With electricity a recent innovation, time in this tiny Himalayan kingdom is measured by sunrises and seasons,


This photo from Thimphu, West is titled 'Traditional outfit'.