In the first of five programmes tonight linked to Bhutan, Michael's journey takes him into the Himalayan region, where he enjoys a Buddhist festival and shares a couple of drinks in the capital Thimphu with two of the King's cousins.
In the Himalayan mountain Kingdom of Bhutan, Bruce Parry joins up with the isolated Layap people, a tribe of Yak herders who are devout Buddhists, and are cut off for six months of the year by deep snow. See panel.
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