A six month long journey to Assam has finally come to an end. I have returned with lots of memories, goodwill, and stories. i journeyed through the remote villages, between the lush green fields, sailed on the artistic boats on the Brahmaputra waters and captured some breathtaking landscapes, sunrises and sunsets. Here is a small photo-journey for my readers. These are some of my favourite pictures as I traveled across the entire state.
As one ventures North East India on a road trip, the best way to enjoy the breaks in between is to stop at the retail tea outlets. Making a second entry to the tea factories, these retail outlets showcase the tea coming directly out of the tea-factories. Packaged within the factory itself, and available for sale, it is a wonderful opportunity for tea-tours in the state.Continue Reading "Sipping Assam Tea With O!Chai"
Whenever I passed by the streets of Guwahati to head to the railway station in a jiffy, I always used to pass by this pleasant and peaceful garden, Prashaanti Udyan. From the windows of the bus, I could see couples pedaling on pedal boats, enjoying the serenity around. This garden was always on the eye, but never at hand. So, this time, on my way back home, I took out some time to enjoy the evening serenity in this garden.Continue Reading "Taking A Stroll In The Prashaanti Udyan Guwahati"
The 11th Avenue- Cafe`Bistro is located adjoining the street where the Assam State Museum is located. After visiting the museum, I took a break to sip coffee here, but ended up with the refreshing mojito instead. Facing the serenity of the Prashanti Udyan, this cafe` can be an ideal hangout place in the evenings.Continue Reading "The Mojito Retreat at 11th Avenue-Cafe`Bistro, Guwahati"
Located along the banks of the Brahmaputra River, the Alfresco park is the starting point for an exciting journey into the serene Brahmaputra River. With its vast expanse, the Brahmaputra is the widest river in India with a breadth spanning almost 4km-5km, and has a treasure trove of some of the largest fresh water fishes. I had always seen this point from the window of buses while passing over the MG. Road in Guwahati. This time though, I had made up my mind to take this trip at all costs…Continue Reading "Enjoying the Serenity of the Brahmaputra River with Alfresco Park River Cruise"