Definition of simple "happiness" in the cloud kingdom of Bhutan

Without buildings, commercial centers, no traffic lights, and multi-lane boulevards, the impression of visitors to Bhutan is the most peaceful and happy country.

Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Located between China and India, the small kingdom of Bhutan falls within the rolling mountain forests of the Himalayas. The world famous Bhutan is the only country to take the National Gross Happiness index (GNH - Gross National Happiness) to manage and develop the country.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Instead of GDP and economic indicators, in this South Asian country, people are interested in special environmental indicators, preserving cultural values, the level of satisfaction with life, the Average sleep hours of people ...
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Hidden in the mountains with rugged terrain, difficult to reach, Bhutan also attracts visitors' curiosity when the nation's only international airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world, only 8 veteran pilots are allowed to take off and land on.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Bhutan has 4 distinct seasons in the year. The ideal time to visit the happy kingdom is in the spring (April 3-4) and the festive season (September to November). You can feel the beautiful nature and discover Bhutan's rich cultural identity in famous destinations like the country's largest fortress - Trongsa, Kora tower, Taktsan monastery, Buddha Dordenma statue, Punakha fortress, wild zoo Jigme Dorji ...
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
More than two-thirds of Bhutanese people follow Buddhism. Buddhist monasteries are located everywhere, gently hidden in quiet smoke. The shade of red robes, the door frame carved meticulously of the pagoda's roofs and the fragrant frankincense
 aroma embraced by the green forest and mountains makes anyone wants to find once to wash away all the troubles in the heart, enjoy peace and quietness.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Bhutanese people eat quite simply. Most of them are vegetarian. Even in big restaurants or hotels, buffet is only 1-2 dishes of meat, 3 dishes of vegetables and rice, noodles. People are not allowed to hunt, even fishing also requires a permit, but the catch must be released. The majority of fish, meat is imported from India.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Architecture in Bhutan is mainly Dzong - fortress. All public buildings and houses are built in this architectural style, bringing a unique and unified feature. The Buddhist nation of Bhutan does not have high-rise buildings, busy commercial areas, traffic lights or busy multi-lane boulevards. From Thimphu capital to Punakha ancient capital, there is only a national highway with the same size as provincial road in Vietnam.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Children here can go to school for free, people coming to the hospital do not need to worry about medical expenses. The State has the Ministry of Happiness to manage and ensure people's lives.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
The most outstanding feature in the lifestyle that brings happiness to Bhutan is harmony with nature. With an emphasis on environmental protection and forests covering the nation, Bhutan has become the only place in the world that has a negative CO2 emission index.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
Bhutanese people think of death at least twice a day, waking up in the morning and at night before sleep. This makes them see death without fear and cherish, rejoice every day living. They also often think about death before doing something with the question "what if I can no longer do this tomorrow?" and put all the enthusiasm and love to do, as if this was the last time.
Kingdom of Bhutan - nation of happy
I don't know if I'm happy if I live in the happiest country in the world. But the time here, I was happy to reach my dream, to visit the ancient fortress monasteries, swaying on the road zigzagging through the forests, watching the dim Himalayas in the haze and looking at the gentle smile on the faces of the happy people.

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