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Author Archives: Rohan K. Abraham

A simple attempt to document my travels, observations and experiences in this fantastic region of the world - The North East of India. Words cannot fully describe the beauty and diversity of this region, so click on the Instagram button here for the picture story.

A workshop on the North East

We are running a multi-city workshop to talk about our experiences in the North East of India. Our focus is not so much about tourism and travel as one would expect it to be, but more on the geography and ...

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Coopita to source Arts & Crafts from North East India

If you are an artist or a craftsman and are based in Nagaland, Assam or Meghalaya, please do write in to us as naomijacob@coopita.com, or send us your information through a message on + 91 8794 737323, or write a ...

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The 17th Annual Hornbill Festival, Nagaland

Hornbill Festival Nagaland Nagaland is host to one of the grandest festivals in the country, in December of every year. Started in the year 2000, the Hornbill Festival was initially drawn up as a grand event to promote tourism in ...

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Monsoon Madness in Meghalaya

The name Meghalaya means ‘abode of clouds’ in sanskrit. It is also known as the Scotland of the East. Meghalaya has abundant rainfall and sunshine around the year and is considered to be one of the richest botanical habitats in ...

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How can I be local?

On May 28 this year, some enterprising folks from Nagaland have designed a fun way for local businesses to interact with local buyers. What’s this all about? – Well, they believe in the power of ‘Local’ and that the only ...

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The dens of Kohima

Wungchipem Raman, his close friends and family of ‘From the Den’ are promoting music and poetry in the north east region with special focus on Nagaland . They have one mission – ‘to create an intelligent and healthy atmosphere to ...

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Ziro Festival of Music 2016

The Ziro Festival of Music is on every year in Arunachal Pradesh in the month of September. This year, the organisers have fixed the dates as September 22 – 25, 2016. The festival is, as the organisers put it – ...

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On top of Japfu, by accident

In August 2015, we came up with a simple solution to get Nagas off their chairs and join us on short [read 20+ km] walks once a month. The purpose – let’s go explore! The first episode of the initiative ...

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The North East revisted

It grows on you. You want to keep coming back. Each visit is a new experience. The Kaziranga Game Sanctuary was a topic I had to teach little children about in social studies. Each year I would read about the ...

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The Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Cherrapunji

Would you ever voluntarily start climbing down 3,500 steps, knowing that you have to come back the same way and up the same steps? Statistics: Approximately 7,000 steps over 7 km. More than 200 years ago, the Khasi tribal folks ...

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