Why We Return to Bhutan Every Year

July 2, 2014

We’re always asked why we would return so many times to the same place. It’s for a number of reasons, but primary is the inherent contentment apparent in everyone we meet there. Certainly the country is changing and becoming more modern, but it’s a culture based on quality-of-life over consumerism. Their respect for the environment, the […]

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A few images from Burma

November 15, 2013
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Hero Weekend Coming in August

July 31, 2013

Go Behind-the-Scenes with National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Joel Sartore has graciously agreed to host Redpoint members for a personal visit at his home, and behind the scenes at a photo shoot with him on Aug. 16th in Lincoln, Nebraska. Joel Sartore is a photographer, speaker, author, teacher, conservationist, National Geographic Fellow, and a regular […]

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Chance Encounters

July 29, 2013

Mongar to Jakar One of the challenges we face by driving from the far east side of Bhutan to the west is that very few tourists come this far east and consequently there are fewer places to stay. So today we faced a very long drive to reach our next hotel. And while that seemed […]

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Photos from Bhutan

July 28, 2013

27 October | Trashigang to Mongar Today I’ll let the photos tell the story.

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A Day Filled with Blessings

July 26, 2013

25 – 26 October | Samdrup Jongkhar to Trashigang The Bhutanese celebrated a Buddhist holiday today and it turned out to be a very auspicious day for us as well. We began with a tour of a nunnery where many people made long walks to light butter candles and leave donations honoring the Buddha’s descent […]

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The Half-Day 7-hour Drive

July 26, 2013

25 October 2013 In spite of the fact that our itinerary described our drive from Samdrupjonkhar to Trashigang would be seven hours, we did it in twelve. It took so long not only because we stopped to photograph along the way, but also because of the challenging “highway” here. The only highway is constantly under […]

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New Date! Sartore Hero Weekend – Sept. 28

July 25, 2013

Mark Your Calendars – It’s Official I just confirmed with Joel’s studio assistant that Joel will hold all day, Saturday, Sept. 28 just for us. He promises to stick this time. If you’re registered for this event, you’ll learn more by private email. If you’d like to join this adventure, Email Shari. If you haven’t checked out Joel’s […]

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An Unusual Greeting in India

July 25, 2013

24 October Depart Bangkok | Arrive Guwahati, India | Drive to Samdrupjonkhar, Bhutan The most common way to enter Bhutan is by flying Druk Air to Paro on the far western side of Bhutan. For our trip, we have chosen to fly instead into Guwahati, India entering Bhutan by car at the south east border […]

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Another Bhutan Adventure Begins Today

July 21, 2013

Leaving today for our second Redpoint Collective trip to Bhutan, and as excited as ever to be going back to our favorite country. We’re always asked why we would return so many times to the same place. It’s for a number of reasons, but primary is the inherent contentment that is apparent in everyone we […]

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