Mawphlang: Season Matters!

Mawphlang in Winter We started early from Shillong for our morning-trail in Mawphlang Sacred Forest, which is just one hour drive from the capital city; but what to do? The first rays of sun upon the mist-covered hills made us stop several times on our way to Mawphlang and here, I cannot resist myself to…

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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! Usually in all over the…

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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. When I typed Mawlyngbna in Google image search, most of the photographs I found were of a riverside rocky plain, full with multiple bowl-shaped holes. That looked impressive! When I had…

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