Please support SAIL in Bhutan

Please support SAIL in Bhutan

Gastritis and gastric cancer and other related diseases represent a big national burden in Bhutan. A root cause for deadly gastric cancer is an infection with Helicobacter pylori in the stomach. Up to 90% of…
My first visit to Bhutan – or how it all began?

My first visit to Bhutan – or how it all began?

More than 5 years ago I decided to travel to Bhutan.  I had heard about the country in 1990, sitting next to a Bhutanese in an airplane from Manila to Hong Kong, who told me…
How the King gave away monarchy and created democracy

How the King gave away monarchy and created democracy

When you arrive to Bhutan you immidiately meet King Number 5 and his lovely wife: Fotos of the King and his family, his father and grandfather and anchestry are omnipresent in Bhutan.  You quickly get…
No grief and envy. How does that work? Will it stay in modern times?

No grief and envy. How does that work? Will it stay in modern times?

The feeling of wanting to have what someone else has.  It is a lot like jealously, with the added element of desire. The strong desire to have what they have. It goes beyond thinking, “Wow…