What a year 2013 has been! As the new BCF teachers get ready to depart for Bhutan, our class of 2013 reflect on their last few days in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Photo credit: Brick Root
“A year in Bhutan, an opportunity few will have and an experience anyone would cherish. How does one finish the year well? For me […]
BCF teacher Andrea Chisholm has made the news in her home country of Australia! Andrea, who is a primary teacher at Chumey MSS, has been living in the rural area of Bumthang, Bhutan with her family for the 2013 school year. The Chisholm family are featured in The Australian Women’s Weekly, “I earn just $100 a week and I’ve never been happier” (By Zoe Arnold).
Last month our BCF teacher Matthew Stretton, at Yangchen Gatshel LSS in Thimphu, celebrated his Birthday Bhutanese style! Accompanied by his wife, students, colleagues, and friends, Matt’s birthday sounded like one to remember.
The actual morning of my birthday began with an amazing breakfast of Australian avocado on toast – my first avo in 6 months…..this was followed by the hilarity of having every […]
The second BCF Summer Retreat was a success with teachers gathering at the River Lodge in Bumthang from 30th June to 3rd July 2013 to share and learn from each others’ experiences from the first half of the year.
Activities included a cultural tour of the beautiful Tang Valley of Bumthang and visits to the Membertsho (Burning Lake) and historical Orgenchholing Palace. […]
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