Manipur’s dates back to 1500 BC according to local scriptures. It is the birthplace of polo, has its own version of rugby, martial arts, cuisine and classical dance forms.Read more
A heritage-walk through the monuments and ruins of Sivasagar, the erstwhile capital of Ahom Kingdom, and the best preserved historical site in Assam.Read more
A quick visit to the Chamaguri Satra, the center of Majuli’s famed, mask-making culture.Read more
The hills of Sri Surya in Goalpara district of Assam is its most important archaeological site that has Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain remains of unexplained vintage.Read more
The original Kolosi (Kalasha) or vase-like structure at the top of the Sivadol in Sivasagar or Sibsagar was made of pure gold. It was too meaningless a use of the valuable gold for the British. So, they eventually brought that down.Read more
Charaideu maidams are a series of hemispherical mounds that are graves of Ahom Kingsm at a dstance of 30 KMs from SIvasagar town.
Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh is situated near the Chinese border and is one of the farthest destinations in India being groomed as a tourist spot.Read more
Hayagriva Madhab Temple in Hajo is named after Hayagriva, the horse headed avatar of Lord Vishnu. As is the case with most Archaeological sites in Assam, this place survives more as a living religious site.Read more
Teaser images from the Mechuka trip. Check the next post for more details.Read more
Visiting the Visiting the Kaziranga Orchid Park and pondering over biodiversity. and pondering over biodiversity.Read more
Spotting one horned rhinos at Kaziranga National Park.Read more
Jonbeel Mela is a primitive barter fair in Assam where people gather to exchange agricultural goods without using money. A tradition that is being continued for many centuries.