Hidden Lands of Happiness

Photography and writing by John Wehrheim ’69 (Serindia Publications)

bhutan.jpgInterspersed among the 108 black-and-white images are stories, journal entries, folklore, dharma teachings and oral history that explore the geography and culture of the lands of this eastern Himalayan country.

The book presents a geographical and cultural passage from the yak pastures along the Tibetan border to the rice lands in central Bhutan. It remote hot springs and isolated hermitages and ends in the streets and nightclubs of the country’s capital, Thimphu Town.

(March 2008)