GEMMA BOWES

Uma by Como, Punakha

The Kingdom of Bhutan begins and ends in the mountains, with 23,000-foot peaks marking the country’s northern border with Tibet. But in the former capital of Punakha, which sits at a relatively low 5,000 feet in central Bhutan, a tropical climate contributes to a landscape of green hillsides, rice paddies, banana trees, and poinsettia-lined roads. […]