Mawphlang Sacred Forest: Season Matters!

Mawphlang is a tiny hamlet of Meghalaya beside a Sacred Forest where nature and myths co-exist. People often ask which is the best season for Mawphlang Sacred Forest. We had been there both in winter and monsoon and were awestruck by varied experiences. I’ll recommend everyone to visit twice, because here in Mawphlang : Season…

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Umden: A Place of Non-Violent Silk

Umden, a calm & quite hamlet of the Rivoi District of Meghalaya amidst lush greeneries is a perfect place for relaxation, but that was not our key motivation to be there; rather we were dying to see whether Eri Silk is really generated by keeping the silkworm alive or not! What is so special about…

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Umngot: The Glass River of India

A trip to Dawki, Shnongpdeng and Darrang, three villages alongside the crystal-clear river Umngot flowing through Meghalaya was nothing but a fascinating visual treat for us. At first let me introduce these places through our framed memories: How to be there? Dawki, a small village of West Jayantia Hills, Meghalaya is situated on India-Bangladesh border.…

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Mawlyngbna : Hidden Holes of Meghalaya

There are places in Meghalaya which have more appealing natural beauty than Mawlyngbna; but strange things drag us more; more than just visual pleasure. That’s why we had chosen Mawlygnbna. Natural Pot-Holes of Mawlygbna When I typed Mawlyngbna in Google image search, most of the photographs I found were of a riverside rocky plain, full…

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Kongthong : A Land of Melodious Identity

Travelling is not just seeing of sights. Sound matters! Darkness fell over the village, while we arrived at Kongthong, a small hamlet in the Khasi hills of Meghalaya. As soon as we got down from the car, we heard a high-pitch sound like birds chirping! Then again, another sound! And another! Yes! Here we come!…

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