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A Bhutanese family gets water from a community pump outside their home at dawn in Nimshong village in the Jigme Sigme National Park along the Black mountains in central Bhutan. There are no roads leading through the area, and inhabitants have no electricity, and no running water in their homes--there is often one water pump per several households.  The trail the Jigme Singye park was just opened up to foreigner visitors in 2006, and at the time of this hike, less than 100 foreigners had ever visited the area.  Villages are at least a three to six  hour walk from any road, and enjoy very little influence from the outside world.
Jigme Singye National Park, Central Bhtuan

A Bhutanese family gets water from a community pump outside their home at dawn in Nimshong village in the Jigme Sigme National Park along the Black mountains in central Bhutan. There are no roads leading through the area, and inhabitants have no electricity, and no running water in their homes--there is often one water pump per several households. The trail the Jigme Singye park was just opened up to foreigner visitors in 2006, and at the time of this hike, less than 100 foreigners had ever visited the area. Villages are at least a three to six hour walk from any road, and enjoy very little influence from the outside world.