Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners
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Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners

Shillong can arguably be said to be the most charming hill-station of India. Located in Meghalaya, a land famous for receiving the highest rainfall in the world and aptly called the ‘abode of clouds’, it is during the monsoon season when Shillong turns magical. Countless waterfalls and lakes come alive, caves become slippery and clouds play an unending … Continue reading

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India
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5 Popular Festivals of North-East India

North-East India is rich with tribes (more than 200 of them) and celebrations. It can be well worth your time during your next vacation to travel to this region and take part in some of the celebrations. Festivals are important economic engines for many of these areas, and some organizers have even taken to promoting … Continue reading

Tourism In Meghalaya – 5 Offbeat Things To Do
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Tourism In Meghalaya – 5 Offbeat Things To Do

The state of Meghalaya (translated in English as ‘the abode of clouds’) in northeastern India is a region that receives the highest of rainfall compared to any other place in the world. The rain is a result of the yearly monsoons – dense clouds arising from the Bay of Bengal which head towards India and end up … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – The Khasi Hills
Landscape / Mawlynnong / Meghalaya

Photo Of The Day – The Khasi Hills

The Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, filled with fresh lush green that comes along with the monsoon every year. Related articles Root Bridges Hike – The living root bridges of Meghalaya (thegreenerpastures.com) 3 Unforgettable Guided Walking Holidays In North East India (greenerpasturesind.wordpress.com) Photo Of The Day ~ Unwinding The Khasi Way (greenerpasturesind.wordpress.com) Continue reading

3 Unforgettable Guided Walking Holidays In North East India
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3 Unforgettable Guided Walking Holidays In North East India

Northeastern India covers the easternmost of the foothills of the Himalayas. It borders Bhutan, Nepal, China, Burma and Bangladesh. This is a world of tribal societies, forested hills, dense jungles and spectacular beauty. Below is a list of three ideas you could put to use the next time you feel like walking and exploring. Shillong … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ A Rain Fed World
Landscape / Meghalaya / Photo Of The Day / Shillong

Photo Of The Day ~ A Rain Fed World

The state of Meghalaya in India is a green wonderland, created by massive amounts of rainfall each year. The above picture was taken at Barapani Lake, a man-made reservoir that provides life to the people living here. And when the monsoons arrive, the whole landscape turns into a tale of magic, with over-fed lakes, gushing … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Rainy Days In Paradise
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Photo Of The Day ~ Rainy Days In Paradise

  For those of you who do not know, the state of Meghalaya in India receives the highest amount of rainfall each year  in the world, and is considered to be the wettest place on planet Earth. No wonder that the literal translation of Meghalaya is “the abode of clouds”. This picture was taken when the monsoon was at … Continue reading