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Walking The Colorful Woods – A Rhododendron Trek To Sandakphu – II

sandakphu and singalila trek

(continuing from the 1st part of my Sandakphu trek blog) …By the time we reached Tumling, we had realized that from Tumling to Sandapkhu, the rhododendron blooms were pretty much the same as what we had come across so far. In fact less. Also, we were really liking the location, views, and slow life at …

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Walking The Colorful Woods – A Rhododendron Trek To Sandakphu

rhododendron sandakphu trek

I had been wanting walk the Sandakphu trek route since a while. The aim was not to do it during the best time to visit Sandakphu, that is during one of the dry months when the sky is clear and you get great views of Sandalphu from multiple places on the trekking trail itself. My …

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Another Meghalaya – Story of a Week-end Drive

weekend drive to mairang off beat meghalaya

I have lost count of how many times I have driven the Guwahati – Shillong stretch. On this weekend, we were again heading to Cherrapunjee (more on that later) but there was no way I was taking the usual route. I had heard enough about how picturesque the Guwahati – Mairang route was but had …

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A Slice Of Heaven Called Sangti

Sangti Valley how to reach

The trail we were on was slippery, the sky overcast with dark monsoon clouds hovering overhead and a roaring pahaadi river below that was nothing less than scary. It was a tricky situation to drive in and to be honest, we were on our toes all through the forty minutes or so of the drive. One small …

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Cherry Blossom Festival, Shillong 2017 – A Riot of Pink

Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival

The wait finally ended when the Hills of Shillong and those around it started to turn a soft shade of pink, around the second week of November this year. The otherwise indistinguishable cherry trees had started blooming at it looked heavenly. And no I am not going overboard when I say this. I have taken …

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