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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 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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A hard day’s work

On a recent trip to Guwahati, I had the privilege of sitting in a cycle rickshaw ridden by Krisha Roy. Krishna Roy is in his early forties and has one 2 year old son and a wife. I write this ...

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Assam – The Land of Red Rivers and Blue Hills

Assam – The Land of Red Rivers and Blue Hills Assam, with its sprawling tea gardens and unending stretches of paddy fields interspersed with groves of coconut, areca nuts, and banana trees, is one of  the biggest States in the ...

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North East crafts now available online

North East crafts now available online: A new web based portal called GISKAA [www.giskaa.com] was recently launched that is aimed at bringing the North East of the country closer to you.  This part of the country is home to unique ...

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A 10,000 km road journey!

I joined Rohan and David from Bangalore and drove along with them through the east coast of India all the way to Nagaland, Manipur and Burma. They are undoubtedly the guys to go to for any north eastern adventure. They ...

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Close Encounters in Kaziranga!

The elephant pauses to grab a trunkful of elephant grass and stuffs it into it’s mouth. Breakfast on the move. From my vantage point on the elephant’s back I scan the surrounding grass lands for signs of movement, hoping to ...

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