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A day in Bhutan’s Oldest Town – Samdrup Jonkhar

A day in Bhutan’s Oldest Town – Samdrup Jonkhar

Until a couple of years back I never knew that there was another border gate between India and Bhutan. I thought Gelephu and Jaigaon were the only two though which you can go to Bhutan. So, when I came to know that we can also enter Bhutan through Samdrup Jonkhar, which was very near to …

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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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Why walking the Ima Keithel (Mother’s Market) is one of the best things to do in Manipur?

ima market imphal

One of the must-do things in Imphal is a visit to the Mother’s market, also known as the Ima Keithel. Ima keithel is a 500-year old all women’s market in Imphal, Manipur. Everything in this market is done by women. The men are welcome here only as customers. On the second day of my trip …

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Being a kid again at the Gandhi Mela

Gandhi Mela silchar

Finally, after I don’t know how many years, I managed to visit Gandhi Mela this time. As kids, the Gandhi mela was THE biggest thing after the Durga Puja, that we looked forward to. As the calendar changed to February, everybody knew it was mela time. It used to be no less than a festival of sorts. …

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