Aizawl, while being a hill town like any other, was refreshingly free of tourist accouterments which usually accompany the title of a ‘Hill Station’. Read about our experiences in Aizawl in this edition of Northeast Chronicles.
We make our way to Mizoram, the most remote, and arguably the least visited state in India, a land of unfamiliar traditions, culture, and cuisine in this edition of Northeast Chronicles
Some places are interesting for their cultural heritage, some for their landscapes, and some for their people. Silchar, the Bengali bastion of Assam was striking for the sense of abandonment that hung about the place. Read about Silchar and our journey there.
Our return to Shillong after a couple of weeks tramping across Meghalaya offered our travel weary bones and opportunity to rest and recuperate. Read about our return to Shillong on the latest post in Northeast Chronicles.
A couple of days spent relaxing by the clear, transparent waters of Umngot was a welcome break from Sumo journeys over broken roads. Read about our stopover in Shnongpdeng in the latest from Northeast Chronicles.
Mawlynnong in Meghalaya is called the ‘cleanest village in Asia’ . Read about a Sunday in what is perhaps one of the most devotedly Christian places in India.
Journeys are often as interesting as the destinations themselves courtesy the people you meet and the incidents that occur en-route. Read about our journey to Mawlynnong, known as the “Cleanest Village in Asia”.
Caving in Krem Mawmluh was a descent into the unknown, a tryst with darkness. Read about our first caving experience in Cherrapunjee.
Living root bridges are a testament to human ingenuity and to how man has manipulated nature effectively to meet his needs. The double decker root bridge of Nongriat is a man-made natural marvel, Read about our hike to Nongriat
Cherrapunjee is a land defined by water. Rain and mist lingers in the air, flowing water creates magnificent cascades and carves intricate cave systems into the limestone hills.
Read about our experiences on the erstwhile wettest place on earth.
Yours truly considers the sensory extravagance involved in the partaking of good food to be one of the crowning achievements of our species, and is committed to experiencing as much of it as possible while still breathing. Gorging on food is, in fact, one of the most pleasurable activities available to us homo sapiens on…
Your’s truly has a habit of checking out the local markets, often completely exasperating wife dear, who has borderline cleanliness related OCD, and is easily repulsed by the smells, sights, and sliminess of markets everywhere. Police Bazaar Police Bazaar is the commercial heart of Shillong, and it seemed as if all the snail-paced traffic of…