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The Road to Cherrapunji

The beauty of a weekend getaway is that you get an opportunity to get away from it all, even though it is for a short while, its just enough time to let your body and mind get some much-needed rest and relaxation. 836 more words

Meet Rekha and Sushant. She is the planner, he is the ideator and between them they manage to pack quite a punch.  It started with Rekha’s dreams of Caving in Meghalaya, got jazzed up with Sushant’s passion for biking road trips and ended up becoming a…

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Activities

Of Things Beyond Control

Whilst in Cherrapunji wandering among the caves, the fates were conspiring to bring an early end to my trip. My exams were posted much earlier than expected, leaving me with the unenviable position of either giving up an entire year or continuing on my trip.  193 more words

Travel

TTL: Cherrapunji (Sohra)

From Shillong city, we went to the Shillong viewpoint, which is located within the Air Force Base. The route was dense with fog, and the visibility was rather limited. 219 more words

TTL

When the wettest place on Earth goes dry

A slightly modified version of this article was first published in Saevus magazine in April 2014. It expresses my views on the water scarcity in ‘Cherrapunji-the wettest place on Earth’, which took me by surprise… 1,784 more words

Northeast India

Assam weed & wash, Meghalaya, Cherrapunji family, Khasi & Garo hills

The guys that I met in Jorhat gave me a phone number of a guy to call when I reached Guwahati, which is a big city in central Assam. 2,077 more words

Photography

North of Northeast – Part II

(Continued from Part I)

After a rather tiring day of air travel, I manage to get a good night’s sleep and find myself refreshingly fresh and fully woken up around 5 AM itself in the morning.I slide the curtains provided on the solitary window in my hotel rooms lightly and have a look outside. 2,934 more words

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