Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory (Thimphu, Bhutan) Reviews
Description:The paper products are made from a mulberry plant bark called daphne. We specialize in making handmade paper, paper ... more
Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory (Thimphu, Bhutan) ... products and lamp shades. / The paper products are made from a mulberry plant bark called daphne. We specialize in making handmade paper, paper products and lamp shades.
Newest Review: ... it as the Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory. This was no touristic organised tour with guides in uniforms showing you the wonders of industry - instead the two of us and Rinzin, our guide, just wandered in and mooched about the building being pretty much ignored by the staff which was just fine by us. A group of ladies sat pulling bits of woody fibrous 'stuff' apart whilst chatting and ... more
Customer Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory (Thimphu, Bhutan) Reviews (1)
by - written on 24/12/08, updated on 24/12/08 (Very useful, 421 readings)
"Would you like to see the paper factory?" our guide asked us as we wandered around the tourist attractions of Thimphu, Bhutan's capital city. He'd clearly realised that all his attempts at the National Library to explain to us what sort of plants were used to make the paper used in the historic volume had failed completely. "It's made from Daphne" he said and we looked at him vaguely, with absolutely no idea what or who Daphne was. He tried and failed to explain and eventually realised that, unlike more horticulturally savvy guests, he'd landed himself a pair of ignorant dodos. We were clueless. And so, heading back to our hotel, the River ... Read the complete review
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