BHUTAN, THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON a Photography Book by JULIAN BOUND
A photographic journey through the Kingdom of Bhutan by National Geographic contributor and award winning documentary photographer Julian Bound.
Known as the 'Land of The Thunder Dragon' and standing at its highest elevation of 12,139ft/3,700m, The Kingdom of Bhutan is settled within the far Eastern reaches of the Himalaya.
With its landscapes of sub-tropical forests and high altitude snow-capped mountain peaks, Bhutan's rich cultural heritage is displayed in its multitude of fortress monasteries found besides flowing rivers or perched on cliff sides overlooking lush green valleys.
National Geographic contributor and award winning documentary photographer Julian Bound offers his unique view of a country steeped in the mystery and wonder that is Bhutan.
Table of Contents:
•Punakha Fortress Monastery
•The Memorial Stupa of Paro
•The Rinpung Dzong
•Rinpung Monastic School
•Taktsang Palphug 'The Tiger's Nest' monastery
•Portraits of the People of Bhutan
An intimate journey through the Land of The Thunder Dragon.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born in the UK, Julian is a documentary photographer, film maker and author. Featured on the BBC news, National Geographic and in the international press, his work focuses on the social documentary of world culture, religion and traditions, spending time studying meditation with the Buddhist monks of Tibet and Northern Thailand and with spiritual teachers of India's Himalaya region.