- Schoolchildren in the entrance to Paro Dzong, the religious, administrative, and social center for the Paro Valley
- Schoolgirls wearing traditional kiras on a wooden foot bridge that leads to Paro Dzong
- Western Bhutan's Paro River flows past the Paro Dzong.
- A manmade river on the grounds of the new Zhiwa Ling ("Place of Peace") Hotel in Paro
- Villagers dressed in traditional ghos spin prayer wheels in Paro
- The Zhiwa Ling Hotel is constructed in the traditional Bhutanese architectural style.
- Prayer flags symbolizing the five elements (earth, water, fire, clouds, sky) fly at the Zhiwa Ling Hotel.
- The main lodge at the Zhiwa Ling Hotel
- The Zhiwa Ling at night
- White prayer flags called Wind Horses disseminate prayers through the Paro Valley.
- The Punakha Valley in central Bhutan
- The dawn mist rises from the Paro Valley.
- A view of the elaborately carved temples inside the Punakha Dzong
- A local in Wangdue Phodrang.
- Girls dressed in kiras walk home from school near the town of Trongsa.
- Costumed monks from the village of Ngalhakhang wait to perform a welcoming dance.
- A costumed monk performs a dance in a Ngalhaklang village courtyard.
- Villagers from Ngalhakhang watching the ceremonial dances from the local temple
- A Buddhist welcoming ceremony before meditating in the temple at Ngalhakhang
- The famous Tiger's Nest Monastery on a cliff overlooking the Paro Valley
- Welcoming flags fly at a campsite near the village of Ngalhakhang.
- A dancer at the temple in Ngalhakhang (Robert Thurman is in the background)
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