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Smart Move is working in Bhutan

Catherine Smart & Stephen Couchman have embarked on an exciting project assisting with the rejuvenation of the Trans Bhutan Trail.  Follow their story.

Trans Bhutan Trail – February Blog

February Blog – Highlights Undertook recruitment process and hired the Trans Bhutan Senior Project Director. Welcome Sonam Rinchen! Facilitated the second TBT Steering Committee meeting. Welcome to new members from De-suung, Association of Bhutanese Travel Operators...

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Trans Bhutan Trail – January 2020

Trail Project highlights include: 67 km trekked and tracked by GPS in the Thimphu, Wangdi and Bumthang regions. The survey team was warmly received and well fed by locals along the trail. Enthusiasm is building as the trail project roles out across the country!  ...

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Trans Bhutan Trail – December 2019

 Trail Project highlights include: First official Trans Bhutan Trail Steering Committee meeting Surveyed over 20 kilometers of trail which meets basic standard On National Day His Majesty announced the introduction of the National Service project which will commence...

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Trans Bhutan Trail November 2019

“Life has many twists and turns – similar to trails old and new.” The Trans Bhutan Trail Team L to R - Pema Drukpa - Tourism representative, Dorji Dhradhul - Director General - Tourism Council of Bhutan, Catherine Smart & Stephen Couchman - Trans Bhutan Trail...

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Trans Bhutan Trail – October 2019

“Life has many twists and turns – similar to trails old and new.” The earliest records of the traditional trail linking together what is now the Kingdom of Bhutan, dates back to the 16th and 17th Centuries. Likely the trail existed long before that, weaving it’s way...

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