Good Karma

Karma Tshering

Our River Guide, Bhutanese Wilderness Expert

Karma was born when there was no road across his country and TV broadcasts were not allowed. Today Bhutan’s city dwellers own cell phones and watch WrestleMania, but some villages remain unchanged. In a suburb of the capital, Karma supports his family, sharing his humble apartment with shirtsleeve relatives and a Buddhist shrine. When he sets out for work, Karma encounters another world entirely.

The man lovingly known as “Good Karma” heads up trekking operations for Xplore Bhutan guiding guests to Bhutan’s most pristine and adventurous destinations. Good Karma’s zest for the outdoors provides a window into the Bhutan that once was—and that may yet survive …

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