Assam

Living with the Mishing Tribe of Majuli

Mar-10-17

I arrived at Majuli with empty expectations. The two weeks that I was on the road crisscrossing the states of Arunachal and Assam, it left me with the not-so-good impression of the people of Assam. Like, in general, the faces are weary and devoid of any smile unlike the people in Arunachal who are incredibly warm. But I was looking forward to spending time with the Majuli's Mishing Tribe which is one of the largest ethnic tribes of Assam. The tri

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Living with the Mishing Tribe of Majuli

Mar-10-17

I arrived at Majuli with empty expectations. The two weeks that I was on the road crisscrossing the states of Arunachal and Assam, it left me with the not-so-good impression of the people of Assam. Like, in general, the faces are weary and devoid of any smile unlike the people in Arunachal who are incredibly warm. But I was looking forward to spending time with the Majuli's Mishing Tribe which is one of the largest ethnic tribes of Assam. The tri

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Living with the Mishing Tribe of Majuli

Mar-10-17

I arrived at Majuli with empty expectations. The two weeks that I was on the road crisscrossing the states of Arunachal and Assam, it left me with the not-so-good impression of the people of Assam. Like, in general, the faces are weary and devoid of any smile unlike the people in Arunachal who are incredibly warm. But I was looking forward to spending time with the Majuli's Mishing Tribe which is one of the largest ethnic tribes of Assam. The tri

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Food Guide: 5 Must-Try Quick Bites in Ipoh

Mar-15-17

Ipoh is a small little heritage town in the Perak state of Malaysia. From being an insignificant fishing village to a prosperous tin mining town, and changing hands from British to Japanese to British again, it has a checkered past which is alive in the form of architecture and food. During its mining heydays, it saw a massive influx of Chinese settlers who became the major contributors in shaping its culture. Owing to its rich past the governmen

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Living with the Mishing Tribe of Majuli

Mar-10-17

I arrived at Majuli with empty expectations. The two weeks that I was on the road crisscrossing the states of Arunachal and Assam, it left me with the not-so-good impression of the people of Assam. Like, in general, the faces are weary and devoid of any smile unlike the people in Arunachal who are incredibly warm. But I was looking forward to spending time with the Majuli's Mishing Tribe which is one of the largest ethnic tribes of Assam. The tri

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Tête–à–tête with a Tagin Wanderer

Mar-10-17

She was waiting for the wings,

to soar the sky,

to explore the lands unknown.

Only seldom do I meet someone who inspires me with their wanderlust. The odds of such meeting in a village in Arunachal Pradesh were zilch. Sitting in my room on the 22nd floor of a swanky hotel in Kuala Lumpur, when I look out into s

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Living with the Mishing Tribe of Majuli

Mar-10-17

I arrived at Majuli with empty expectations. The two weeks that I was on the road crisscrossing the states of Arunachal and Assam, it left me with the not-so-good impression of the people of Assam. Like, in general, the faces are weary and devoid of any smile unlike the people in Arunachal who are incredibly warm. But I was looking forward to spending time with the Majuli's Mishing Tribe which is one of the largest ethnic tribes of Assam. The tri

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