Only 100 kilometers south of the Himalayan mountain range, close to the border city of Phuntsholing, the foothills merge into the fertile plateaus of Bengal.
Photograph by Guy van Strydonck
Aerial photograph of the terraced fields of the Paro valley in October, when the chiles are placed on the roof to dry.
Photograph by Gerald Navara
At 4000 meters altitude, the village Thanza in Lunana lies in a grand and arid landscape. Here yak breeding provides the most important source of livelihood.
Photograph by Robert Dompnier