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The story of Siroi Lilly, Manipur. The Rarest plant in world

Shirui Lily or Shirui Lilly is one of the rarest plants of the world which is found only on the top of Shirui Hill, Manipur, India during June-July. It is believed that during the British rule, Britishers tried to move it to another place but after a long struggle they abandoned the idea of moving it … Continue reading The story of Siroi Lilly, Manipur. The Rarest plant in world

Visit to Nag Temple Arunachal Pradesh on a Royal enfield

Short story of Nag temple, Arunachal, India

Once upon a time ( 1966 around ), Vertak(army force assigned for construction work ) was doing construction of Bhalakupung(border town Arunachal-Assam) and Tawang Highway. During the construction time, many snakes used to come on this hilltop and they were found drinking water from the stagnated water collection. One day one of the men involved … Continue reading Short story of Nag temple, Arunachal, India

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Short story of One stone house , Maibang, Assam

Maibang was once the capital of Dimasa kingdom. Dimasa kingdom has a very wide history and some stories from mythology say Dimasa people are descendants of Ghatotkach, the son of Bhima(one of the 5 Pandavas ) and Hidimba ( princess of Dimasa people ). Before Maibang, the capital of Dimasa kingdom was Dimapur. But after … Continue reading Short story of One stone house , Maibang, Assam

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

Short travel story form Jaisalmer to bikaner roadtrip

Short Story from the road, Jaisalmer, India

We went to Jaisalmer during the most inappropriate time of year. It was April 2015, we felt like fresh chicken placed inside a tandoor. We used to travel and explore Jaisalmer only during 5am-9am after which it was unbearable to step outside our hotel room.  After spending 3 days in Jaisalmer and sam sand dunes, … Continue reading Short Story from the road, Jaisalmer, India