17-Jun-2012 Handpicked photographs of Trashigang Dzong in Eastern Bhutan: The giant fortress like structure, the administrative office of Trashigang District.It was built in 1659 at the behest of Minjur Tenpa, Bhutan`s third Desi. In earlier centuries there had been a castle on this hilltop promontory built by local chieftain.
THE DZONGDzong, sometimes written, Jong is a distinctive type of fortress architecture found in the present and former Buddhist kingdoms of the Himalayas: Bhutan and Tibet. The architecture is massive in style with towering exterior stone walls surrounding a complex of courtyards, temples, administrative offices, and monks accommodation. Trashigang Dzong is one of the massive Dzongs in East Bhutan.
I love traveling and I have made the most of it while working in Bhutan.By traveling zig-zag all across India from North to South between Kerala and Bhutan for holidays. The mercy of many editors combined with my enthusiasm to photography and (re)creative writing has filled up the pages of several glossy magazines, newspapers and books...read more