Interesting facts about Bhutan

Bhutan – another small Asian state, lost in the vastness of the great continent, at the foot of the Himalayas. There are almost no tourists coming here, so the bits of information about this country occasionally seep into the network thanks to those whom work or other circumstances accidentally brought here on God’s forgotten land. However, in any corner of the planet you can find a lot of amazing – there would be a desire.

In Bhutan, it is not customary to bury dead people, as is done in most other countries – the best way to spend the deceased here is to feed his body to birds and wild animals.

In Bhutan, a pretty strict dress code. In the daytime and in a public place, men wear traditional dressing gowns, and women wear a special rectangular cloak, no less, however, traditional.

Smoking in Bhutan is prohibited. On a small number of tourists in this matter, they look through their fingers, but in public places, for example, on the street, it is still impossible to smoke, and for import of tobacco products into the country will have to pay a separate fee.

In Bhutan, the entrance to the territory of some reserves and religious centers is prohibited for tourists.

The self-name of Bhutan is Druk Yul, which means “the land of the Thunderer’s Dragon”.

Strangely enough, Bhutan is among the most safe countries in terms of crime. There is practically no theft, and in most villages and towns people do not even lock the doors for the night.

Both medical care and education in Bhutan are completely free.

There are no traffic lights in the capital of Bhutan. Yes, none at all.

Bhutan has almost no homeless people. The roof is above everyone’s head. What-no, but there is.

Prices for hotel rooms are approved by the government.

In Bhutan, you will not find meat, all Bhutanese dishes refer to vegetarian cuisine, and the most popular of these is steamed rice. Also in many dishes, chili pepper is often added.

Television in Bhutan was banned until 1999.

The people of Bhutan are very hospitable in the mass of their people. They can put a stranger into the house where they feed him, give him drink, and they’ll even put him to sleep. And money for it, most likely, will not take.

Everything that grows on the land of the Kingdom of Bhutan is environmentally friendly. Butans do not use chemical fertilizers.

In Bhutan, deforestation is strictly prohibited. The government of the country is pursuing a course to expand the forest areas, so every year there is a planting of trees on the slopes of the mountains.