Mesmerizing Meghalaya

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                                                                                                                                                                                         Image Courtesy:Wikipedia

Meghalaya- The Abode of the Clouds or as it is called The Scotland of the East, lies in the North-East of India. Well-known for its serene beauty, the state attracts lots of tourists from India and around the world.

If you are tired of the concrete jungles, visit Meghalaya.

If you are tired of your daily rat race, feel Meghalaya.

If you are tired of your life, you ought to be in Meghalaya.

 

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                                                                         Living root Bridge, Mawlynnong (Image Courtesy: mikemarlowe.com)

The sublime beauty of the place is bound to drive away your thanatic thoughts and let life bloom.  Moreover, the good news for your lungs is, Mawlynnong –  which won the status of the Cleanest village of Asia (2003) lies just around 100 kms from Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. The beautiful lakes, the rolling mountains will make you fall in love with this place and with life.

 

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The Umium Lake (Image Courtesy: onereverie.wordpress.com)

Shillong, the capital city, is a beauty itself. The Shillong Peak at 6449 feet offers you a breathtaking  view of the city. The Umium lake, 15 km from Shillong is another beautiful place to visit. The Elephant Falls, just 12 km from Shillong of course, should be on the list.

Lady Hydari Park is another great tourist attraction of Shillong, famous for its beautiful bed of roses and orchid that blossom in various colors.

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Mawsmai Falls, Cherrapunji (Image Cortesy: www.nativeplanet.com)

Then comes Cherrapunji and Mawsynram, credited to be the wettest place on earth.

Shillong can be a lifetime experience. A life-changing one too. Immerse yourself in Shillong, and you won’t be disappointed.

 

Shreejit Guha

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