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  Bhutan
Bhutan often revered as the 'Land of the Peaceful Dragon' is still regarded as one of the last 'Shangri-La’s in the Himalayan region because of its remoteness, it's spectacular mountain terrain, varied flora and fauna and its unique ancient Buddhist monasteries.
Bhutan a purely Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom is unsurpassed in its scenic majesty and vibrant culture.
Bhutan is a remote independent kingdom in the eastern Himalaya and the last bastion of the Tibetan Buddhist culture and religion in its purest form.
www.southasiatrek.com /bhutan   (2387 words)

  
 Bhutan country information
The Royal Government of Bhutan has adopted a very cautious approach to the development of tourism in the kingdom in an effort to avoid the negative impacts of tourism on the culture and the environment.
Bhutan's climate ranges from tropical in the south, to temperate in the center of the country, to cold in the north...and like much of your adventure in the Himalayas it will be quite unpredictable.
They are Bhutan's weavers who ply their trade on the open mountainside or field singing gently as they rock back and forth.Yarns and thread are dyed (vegetable dye) and dried for a week before being woven into traditional gho and kira.
asiarecipe.com /bhuinfo.html   (4495 words)

  
 Ha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HA, Ha, and ha can refer to various things, depending on case.
the former symbol for chemical element 105, first called hahnium (Ha), later given the systematic name, unnilpentium, and now called dubnium
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ha   (189 words)

  
 AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bhutan has perhaps the greatest diversity of climate of any country of its size in the world, ranging from hot and humid subtropical conditions in the south to the perpetual ice and snow of the High Himalayas.
On the other hand, Bhutan has a large potential for hydropower development, which is presently estimated at an exploitable 12 000 MW out of a theoretical capacity of 20 000 MW.
A National Environmental Commission has received the mandate to formulate a strategy to ensure that all aspects of the utilization of natural resources and the possible pollution of the environment are taken into consideration in development policies as well as in concrete development projects.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/aglw/aquastat/countries/bhutan/index.stm   (2015 words)

  
 Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This body has 154 seats, and is composed of locally elected town representatives (105), religious representatives (12) and members nominated by the king (37), all of whom serve a three-year term.
Bhutan is a very mountainous and landlocked nation, situated within the eastern Himalayas.
Bhutan is one of the most secluded nations in the world, and access for foreigners is restricted to certain areas, although these are expanding.
www.mycatcenter.com /bhutan.htm   (848 words)

  
 Bhutan Tours,Bhutan Tour,Tours to Bhutan,Bhutan Travel,Travel to Bhutan,Bhutan Trekking Tour,Trekking in Bhutan,Bhutan ...
Bhutan is a land of honest, friendly people, fresh air, immense forests, springs of clear water, high snow -capped mountains emerging from the clouds and Dzongs (fortresses) enveloped in mysteries is what this "Kingdom in the Sky" is all about.
Bhutan has 4 distinct seasons, with spring being the most beautiful time of the year.
The National Museum is housed in an ancient watch tower and has a fine collection of Thankha paintings, textiles, weapons, birds, animals, arts and artifacts.
www.ncstravels.com /outbound-tours/nepal-bhutan-tours1.html   (1102 words)

  
 Feature News [The Kathmandu Post (Nepal)]
The Ha Dungpa, representative of Bhutan King, residing then in Kalimpong, was responsible towards the administration of Nepali population.
Bhutan in fact never feared the Nepali population until it embarked upon its five-year development plans in 1961, which required import of a large number of construction workers, who happened to be overwhelmingly ethnic Nepali population because it had the adoptability and experience to work in a harsh situation, like the one prevailing in Bhutan.
Research has shown that a large proportion of diseases that plague the developing world are due to water supply becoming contaminated with waste; in an overpopulated community, it is much harder to safely dispose of the large volume of waste produced.
www.nepalnews.com /contents/englishdaily/ktmpost/2002/apr/apr04/features.htm   (2614 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Fast forward into trouble
Three days later in Thimphu, Bhutan's sedate capital, where overindulgence in rice wine had been the only social vice, Dorje, a 37-year-old truck driver, bludgeoned his wife to death after she discovered he was addicted to heroin.
Bhutan's spiritual and cultural leaders were all agreed that TV could only increase the country's Gross National Happiness and help the people to pave the way to a modern, democratic nation.
But television is a portal, and in Bhutan it is systematically replacing one culture with another, skewing the notion of Gross National Happiness, persuading a nation of novice Buddhist consumers to become preoccupied with themselves, rather than searching for their self.
www.guardian.co.uk /weekend/story/0,3605,975769,00.html   (4609 words)

  
 Bhutan - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bhutan is a small country in the Himalayas between China and India.
In terms of average wage, Bhutan is rated as a poor country, but the land is fertile and the population small and so the people are well fed and beggars and homeless are rare.
Still, while Bhutan is often painted as a modern-day Shangri-La in the Western press, the country remains desperately poor, with average life expectancy around 63.5 and a 7.2% infant mortality rate.
wikitravel.org /en/Bhutan   (1925 words)

  
 Bhutan- May 2003 trip synopsis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bhutan pays homage to India and Tibet because that is where Buddhism came to their country from.
It is solid throughout, has a marbleized grain, and is as hard as a knot in a pine board.
Bhutan is a lucky place with lucky history and we are lucky to be here with this group of people.
www.footlooseforays.iohome.net /cgi-bin/Topic.pl?topic=96&public   (10372 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Bhutan
Eastern Bhutan, Mongar District, Gongdu Gewog, villages of Dagsa, Damkhar, Pangthang, Pam, Yangbari, Bala.
Spoken by Layabs, alpine yakherds in northern Bhutan, and Lingzhibs in Western Bhutan.
South western Bhutan, between Samtsi and Phuntsoling in Samtsi District, in 2 villages of Taba and Damtey.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Bhutan   (738 words)

  
 bhutan map and information page
The legendary land of Bhutan was first settled in the 9th century by wandering migrants from the Tibet region of China.
Landforms Bhutan is a rugged lands of steep mountains and deep valleys.
The lowlands front it's southern border with India; the lesser (or lower) Himalayas cover the central areas, and its northern border with China is dominated by the massive peaks of the Himalayas.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/asia/bt.htm   (665 words)

  
 Unasylva - No. 140 - The importance of medicinal plants - The state of forestry in Asia and the Pacific
Following the 15th FAO Regional Conference in New Delhi (March 1980), three significant FAO meetings on forestry issues in the Asian region were held: the fifth session of the Committee on Forestry, a meeting of the Committee on Forest Development in the Tropics, and the 11th session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission.
While this rate is expected to level off at 1826000 ha per year during 1981-85, the trend, if it persists, would by the year 2000 convert some 37 million ha of closed forest area to non-forestry uses.
For a long time, both in the developed and the developing countries, there has been a reluctance or inability to recognize that most people in the world depend upon wood for their primary source of energy.
www.fao.org /docrep/q1460E/q1460e03.htm   (6983 words)

  
 Ha -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
((abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)) hectare (ha), unit of surface area.
A representation of (The activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth of scorn) laughter
Ha, a book by (additional info and facts about Osamu Dazai) Osamu Dazai
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ha/ha.htm   (227 words)

  
 Ha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ha, former symbol for element 105, first called hahnium (Ha), later unnilpentium (Unp), now dubnium (Db)
This is a disambiguation page - a navigational aid that lists other pages which might otherwise share the same title.
Tanita HA 621 Dial Scale with Color Coded Weight Markers, Black
hallencyclopedia.com /Ha   (106 words)

  
 Digital Himalaya: Williamson's films of the Himalayas
Williamson was a British Colonial Officer based in Gangtok, Sikkim, from 1930 to 1935, during which time he took a great number of photographs and 23 reels of 16mm cine film.
The quality of the footage is variable: the film stock is old, and although it has been in a temperature controlled environment for at least a decade, the joins are coming apart and the stock is deteriorating.
Moreover, 16mm film was prohibitively expensive in the 1930s and Williamson was parsimonious with the volume he shot, resulting in rather short bursts of sequential activity.
www.digitalhimalaya.com /collections/williamson/williamsonfilms.php   (251 words)

  
 Bhutan Districts
For Bhutan, there were several changes from the draft standard.
The news of their creation has been slow to filter through to the West.
Bhutan has been an independent kingdom throughout the 20th century.
www.statoids.com /ubt.html   (326 words)

  
 Ha
What boy does not more than half believe they can see with that The swaar has one look, the rambo another, the spy another.
The youth the moment he catches a glance of its eye, or the bonny-cheeked Newtown bin in the cellar, and sinks his shafts here and there in the garnered plump upon them, sometimes catching a glimpse of them to the right or varieties.
The pinnock has a thick skin with a spongy has an unctuous feel, as its name suggests.
www.wordlookup.net /ha/ha.html   (321 words)

  
 India Travelogue Destination Bhutan: Bhutan travel, Bhutan history, geography, lifestyle & culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Taktsang Monastery, one of the holiest in Bhutan is perched high up on a cliff in the valley and can be seen en route to Drugyel Dzong.
The Trongsa Dzong is perhaps the most majestic fort in Bhutan overlooking a deep gorge.
The drive from Ura in Bumthang takes you up Bhutan's highest pass (12,400ft) at Thrumsingla and is one of the most beautiful Himalayan journeys.
www.indiatravelogue.com /dest/bhut/bhut3.html   (778 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
'''Ha''' or '''ha''' can mean: *Kha Ha, a letter of Cyrillic alphabet *Ha, Bhutan *Ha (mythology) Ha, a minor deity in Egyptian mythology *'''Ha''', former symbol for element 105, first called hahnium (Ha), later unnilpentium (Unp), now dubnium (Db) *hectare ('''ha'''), unit of surface area.
'''HA''' may mean: *Hawaiian Holdings Inc., formerly Hawaiian Airlines *Domotics, from ''home automation'' *A representation of laughter *MTV Network's '''HA!''' comedy channel, one of the precursors to Comedy Central *In Biology or more specific in Virology it means Hemagglutination assay See also: Ha {{disambig}} Category:Lists of two-letter combinations
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article HA.
www.mauspfeil.net /ha.html   (150 words)

  
 Himalayan Kingdoms - News
Ha itself was open to visitors in 2001.
Bhutan has proved such a popular destination this year that we have added three extra autumn departures.
Himalayan Kingdoms has had a long and close association with Bhutan, pioneering a number of treks and tours.Trips range from cultural adventure tours through to a 39-day full-length trek of Bhutan's highest mountains, and many incorporate one of the colourful Bhutanese festivals.
www.himalayankingdoms.com /newsc.ihtml   (1216 words)

  
 Bhutan
Flag description: divided diagonally from the lower hoist side corner; the upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is orange; centered along the dividing line is a large fl and white dragon facing away from the hoist side
The Bhutanese Government has made some progress in expanding the nation's productive base and improving social welfare.
Model education, social, and environment programs in Bhutan are underway with support from multilateral development organizations.
www.cultureconnect.com /facts/bt.htm   (1004 words)

  
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04 (1933) According to the notes written by hand in the film canister, this reel was shot in June, 1993, in Ha and Paro, Bhutan.
13 (1934) According to the notes written by hand in the film canister, this reel was shot in Ha, Bhutan, and Gangtok, Sikkim in 1934.
During his station he shot 23 reels of 16mm cine film while in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet shot from 1930 to 1935.
www.niagara.com /~bboese/aim/CD-Sales/Tibet.html   (837 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ha or ha can mean: Ha, a letter of Cyrillic alphabet Ha, Bhutan Ha, a minor deity Egyptian mythology Ha, former symbol for element 105, first called hahnium (Ha), later unnilpentium dubnium (Db) hectare (ha), unit of surface area.
The term hacking has a number of meanings, not always very well-defined: In connection with computers and computer software, see hack, hacker, and phreaking To attack something with a blade in an imprecise manner - "hacking down the tall grass with a machete" To ride a horse cross-country To drive fast in British slang, e.g.
The Haida make boats, boxes, totem poles, Nootka Cypress, Western Hemlock and Sitka Spruce has made a scholarly analysis of formline design.
www.en-cyclopedia.com /index1/ha   (1972 words)

  
 Journeys - Ecotours and Travel - Kayaking Adventure in Ha Long Bay
If you thought the hideout in the James Bond film “The Man with the Golden Gun” was spectacular, imagine a place where there are 3,000 such limestone islands clustered together in the East Sea.
Upon arrival in Ha Long City board a traditional red-sailed junk for a sumptuous seafood lunch before sailing to the Ba Men Temple, deep in Ha Long Bay.
Kayaking in Ha Long Bay is possible for most people, but you must be reasonably fit and able to swim.
www.journeys-intl.com /destinations/asia/vietnam/262   (565 words)

  
 Simtropolis Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It could be a city, a country, a region, or even somewhere in outer space.
Destinations in the original WAIG included Olympus Mons, Mars; Ha, Bhutan; Cape Town, South Africa; and K2, Pakistan.
Aberdeen has the nickname of the oil capital of Europe (although this claim seems dubious to me...Europe doesn't really have that much oil).
www.simtropolis.com /idealbb/view.asp?forumID=48&topicID=52559   (675 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Bhutan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A refugee issue of some 100,000 Bhutanese in Nepal remains unresolved; 90% of the refugees are housed in seven United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camps.
none; note - Bhutan has a Permanent Mission to the UN; address: 2 United Nations Plaza, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10017; telephone [1] (212) 826-1919; FAX [1] (212) 826-2998; the Bhutanese mission to the UN has consular jurisdiction in the US consulate(s) general: New York
Model education, social, and environment programs are underway with support from multilateral development organizations.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/bt.html   (1120 words)

  
 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) - Annual Report 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Masangping, Lutie Township, Ningnan County, Sichuan Province, 10 ha, 1,400-1,500 masl (2)
With the adoption of the Regional Collaborative Programme (RCP- II), ICIMOD has shifted its emphasis from a project mode to a programme mode, and most of its focus has been encompassed by the RCP.
However, a number of special projects supported by specific donors are still continuing.
www.icimod.org /ann_reports/2000Annual/colla.htm   (1163 words)

  
 ORACLE AND ZEND PARTNER ON DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT FOUNDATION FOR PHP-BASED APPLICATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oracle, in partnership with Zend, has launched the PHP Developer Center on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Web site at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/php/index.html.
Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications.
Zend and its founders are the architects of PHP, which is used by more than fifteen million Web sites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic web applications.
www.oracle.com /corporate/press/2005_may/05.16.05_oracle_zend_partner_finalsite.html   (700 words)

  
 Bhutan, Cambodia, India, and Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bhutan - shopkeeper working by candle in "electrified" village
Viet Nam - lamps for sale in Bac Ha market
Viet Nam - chimneys in Bac Ha market
homepage.mac.com /emills4/Fuel-based-lighting/PhotoAlbum53.html   (100 words)

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