Jauljibi and Askot: 12 Angry Men, One Morose Goat

The 95 KM long Pithoragarh-Dharchula route is an ancient route connecting Kumaon to Nepal and Tibet. Dharchula borders Nepal and is one of the many border crossings in the region on the banks of rivers Kali. But before that, you come accross Jauljibi, 65 Kms from Pithoragarh while Askote is a major village en route.

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Ukhrul & Shirui Lily Festival Travel Guide

The Shirui Lily festival is organized to celebrate the annual blossoming of Shirui lily (Lilium Mackliniae), that only grows in the hills surrounding Ukhrul, a hill district in Manipur. Ukhrul town is around 80 Kms from Imphal and primarily inhabited by Tangkhul Nagas. It only blooms for a few weeks, generally in the early summer season.

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