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Up in the mountains of Bhutan a mysterious grub-turned-mushroom is fueling a high-altitude rush for richness. Worth up to $80,000 per kilo, scientists believe it may be the miracle cure to change medicine.
In a world where despots cling to power by any means, Bhutan's much loved King is voluntarily relinquishing control. It's part of a plan to engage with the wider world.
The kingdom of Bhutan is placing environmental concerns and spiritual wellbeing over rampant capitalism.
ABC Australia travels to Bhutan to glean further evidence of the way ethnic Nepalese are treated, and find a country trapped in time where even TV sets are illegal.