Bhutan - generation in transition (88 images)

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In 1972, the term 'gross national happiness' was coined by Bhutan's king Jigme Singye Wangchuck, he knew for certain that Bhutan's unique Buddhist culture would adapt it seamlessly.

The youth certainly believed in their king's vision of the GNH but the peer pressure and the yearning to be part of the mainstream is reflected in a way the casual Bhutanese is looking and embracing change. Television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999 in Bhutan, and were...
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