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Dzükou – The valley of ‘cold water’

As a person with a restless soul for adventure, the experience of two nights at Dzükou Valley would definitely be an unforgettable memory. By far, it was the best two mornings in my entire life. Up there, surrounded by the ...

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Rural adventures

I have always taken pride in the fact that I have my roots in Zhavame- the enchanting village that continues to fascinate me for reasons more than one. Although I did not grow up here, I spent most of my ...

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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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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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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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Nagaland – The Land of Festivals

Nagaland – The Land of Festivals The hypnotic beat of log drums  engulf you, the  battle  cry of the Naga warriors  as they perform the war dance mesmerize you. The folk songs sung over a glass of rice beer around  ...

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Conquering Dzukou Valley

Conquering Dzukou Valley! — Michelle Sumi Hesso Hosting my friends – Anoosha from Mumbai and Trilokesh from Chennai – visiting Nagaland for the first time for the Hornbill Festival, 2014; I had planned a daily itinerary for their stay and ...

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The hills are alive

Munnar last December which I thought was the best holiday I had ever had took second place after my trip to Nagaland with The IndiaTrail. It was an out of the world experience.     Nestled in the hills is ...

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Some great memories of this trip

We knew little about Assam and nothing about Nagaland and Manipur before we arrived at Guwahati airport to begin this adventure.  I can now report that tea estate pickers don’t look much like the ones on the Dilmah ads – ...

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