Photo of the day – Rural life in Majuli
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Photo of the day – Rural life in Majuli

Majuli, an island right at the center of the mighty Brahmaputra River, is a land forgotten, or rather uninfluenced by the happenings around the world. Here, life is such as the flow of the river. The dry months run at a slow pace; spiritual. The wet months bring about plentiful rain, a swollen river, and the perils … Continue reading

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays
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Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Chants of Majuli
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Photo Of The Day – Chants of Majuli

As seen in the island of Majuli in Northeast India, simple men clad in plain white cloth roam around, stopping randomly at places to chant the name of God and love. Related Posts: Majuli of love (greenerpasturesind.wordpress.com) Photo Of The Day – A Quiet Evening in Majuli Island (greenerpasturesind.wordpress.com) Related Tours: Experience life in rural Assam Tea, … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – A Quiet Evening in Majuli Island
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Photo Of The Day – A Quiet Evening in Majuli Island

The recent flood in the state of Assam in Northeastern India has left the island of Majuli devastated. People have lost lives, villages have disappeared and the island has almost submerged.  Our heart and prayers go out to all in the beautiful island. May they receive relief  soon. The above photograph was taken last year on … Continue reading

A song from Majuli
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A song from Majuli

This music video, sung in Assamese Language and produced by MTV in order to showcase the off-beaten and unheard tunes of rural India, has been shot in the magical island of Majuli in the state of Assam. A beautiful tune, from a beautiful place! To visit and experience Majuli, contact Greener Pastures at info@thegreenerpastures.com Related Posts :- Photo Of … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Evenings At Majuli
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Photo Of The Day ~ Evenings At Majuli

Majuli Island of Assam, the largest inhabited river island of the world, has been left in time and space; isolated by the mightiness that is the Brahmaputra River. Here, the people, apart from being expert craftsmen and having a weakness for rice beer, are either fishermen or farmers. A simple life!  Related Posts :- Majuli of … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ A Boat And Two Men
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Photo Of The Day ~ A Boat And Two Men

A river gives life, a route to navigate for search of luxuries, a highway of slow moving waters. In the river island of Majuli in Assam, India – the mighty Brahmaputra River is God and everything beyond. And just like the Venice of Italy, life here depends more on water, than on concrete roads.              Related Posts :- Majuli of love … Continue reading