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Short story of pride between two sisters, Meghalaya, India

This is a story of pride between two sisters (Umangot and Umiew). Once upon a time, these two sisters from heaven decided to race on earth across the Surmah valley (now major part in Bangladesh). Umangot was younger among the two.¬†Umangot decided to take the easy route through soft terrain even if it would be … Continue reading Short story of pride between two sisters, Meghalaya, India

Folk tale from Sunset in Umiam Lake , shillong , Meghalaya

Short Story(folktale) of Umiam Lake, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

Sunset over Umiam lake is one of the most memorable and peaceful time one can have in Meghalaya. But looking at the sunset and at the same time listening to the story behind this beautiful lake may fill your heart with emotions. The meaning of Umiam when translated from Khasi to English is "water of … Continue reading Short Story(folktale) of Umiam Lake, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

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Meghalaya – the land of clouds

We entered Meghalaya after touring Bhutan. And I felt Meghalaya is more culturally different from mainland India than Bhutan. First, few things that I noticed were, the majority of people are Christians (around 85%), the local language doesn't have its own script and uses English alphabets. This also makes almost everyone speak & understand English. … Continue reading Meghalaya – the land of clouds