October 2, 2012

Bhutan Dancer

Photograph by Paula Bronstein, Getty Images

A dancer prepares to bring Buddhist tales to life at an annual religious festival, or tsechu, in Paro, Bhutan. For more than a thousand years, the tiny Himalayan realm has survived in splendid isolation—a place the size of Switzerland wedged into the mountainous folds between two giants, India and China.

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