Snow falling in Paro, which was unexpected since I’d had short sleeves on moments before.

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The Boys From Bhutan. Phobijiki Valley.

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Bhutanese citizens are required by law to observe the national dress code and wear traditional/national dress in public during daylight hours and in government offices, schools and for all formal occasions. The law is meant to help preserve Bhutan’s cultural heritage. Clearly with shoes, anything goes. Archery is the national sport. In Trongsa.

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Children in front of their home near Paro.

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Sisters. In the Phobijika Valley.

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