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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


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… 1,782 more words


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


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

Travels & Countries

Trip to Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

It was the November of 2010. I decided to celebrate my birthday in a different way. 22nd November is my birthday. I planned a trip to Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. 1,882 more words


All Things Bright And Beautiful: The Sunshine Holiday

On a day like this, as the East Coast digs in and prepares for a blizzard, as my daughter’s daycare shuts down early and as Brooklyn College, my employer, preemptively calls for a closing tomorrow, I figured I might as well write about the time I used to get days off when the sun shone. 503 more words


A Unique Trek to the Long Living Roots Bridge, Cherrapunji

I had read many travelers rave about the fascinating “living roots” bridges in Meghalaya, grown naturally by the Khasi tribe from the roots of the  700 more words