In Photos: Experience Colonial Luxury at Banyan Grove in Assam

I felt an unusual calmness there. The aura of silence lingered around as if time had frozen. The sprawling tea gardens looked like a laid out green carpet. I was completely mesmerized looking at the greenery all around. I exchanged smiles with those women plucking the fresh tea leaves, wearing the Assamese hat with colorful […]

Thengal Manor: The Finest Heritage Bungalow in Assam

Located in a traditional Assamese village named Jalukonibari, merely 15 km away from the town of Jorhat, the majestic mansion “Thengal Manor” is not just the finest heritage property in Assam but a tale in itself. Home to the affluent and aristocratic, The Khongiya Barooah family of Upper Assam, Thengal Manor upholds the pride of […]

Kaziranga Golf Resort: A Slice Of Colonial Lifestyle

My happiness knew no bounds when I set out to explore my homeland Assam. The last frontier of the country, which was left unconquered by the Mughal emperors, Assam upholds the pride of being called a land of splendid secrets. The gateway to the alluring and unexploited north-eastern part of India, Assam is a treasure […]

Jonbeel Mela: A Unique Fair Where People Still Practice Barter system

Exploring your own backyard can be an enriching experience . I never realized this until I discovered something which was not only fascinating in nature, but unique in India. It was my yearly visit to my homeland Assam; I decided to explore my surroundings which are ignored mostly during my stay. Being a curious soul, […]

Majuli : The Biggest River Island in the World

 It was 8 am when I reached Nimati Ghat to board my first ferry ride to the world’s biggest river island called Majuli. Situated in the northern part of Jorhat District in Assam, this Island is known for its spectacular scenic beauty, its rich cultural heritage and multiculturalism.  Majuli is one of  the important cultural […]