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Meghalaya: The Abode of clouds

After a good night’s rest we woke up chilled inside our lodge room. A slight drizzle kept pouring through the night. We got freshened up and went down to the dining area of the lodge. 1,880 more words

Escaping Life

Meghalaya - Halfway to Heaven [07-15 Apr 2016]

Meghalaya means ‘the abode of clouds’ in Sanskrit and you’re sure to find yourself that this wonderland is rightly named so.

The undulating mountains, spectacular crystal-clear lakes, meandering rivers, dense verdant forests, gorgeous waterfalls, quaint caves, exotic flora and fauna – all of these makes Meghalaya look like straight out of a fairy tale. 959 more words


The current record holder for the wettest place on earth as recognized by  Guinness Book of World Records, is a small village  in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state known as Mawsynram in India. 187 more words


The Despoliation of Sohra

I think that I shall never see
A billboard lovely as a tree.
Indeed, unless the billboards fall,
I’ll never see a tree at all.

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Cherrapunji (Sohra), Meghalaya

As a child I remember being fascinated reading about the place that received the highest rainfall in the world.

In August 2015, I found myself in the very place that caught my fancy all those years ago. 76 more words


Ramakrishna Mission, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Ramakrishna Mission, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

(iPhone shot)