Prashanti Udyan

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. 

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11th Avenue- Cafe` Bistro
Mojito on fire, 11th Avenue-Cafe`Bistro
Mojito on fire

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. 

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Enjoying the Serenity of the Brahmaputra River with Alfresco Park River Cruise

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…

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 Assam State Museum Entrance
Assam State Museum

Finally, I was able to take a tour to the Assam State Museum today. The museum has a sprawling mansion spread over three storeys and has a unique collection of artifacts, paintings, and sculptures preserved for the visitors. My short trip inside the museum today of two hours was  full of information, and an enlightening experience. Presenting a photo-tour of the museum….

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