Category Archive: India

India in 2000 pictures

Recently I have become fascinated with stop motion videos and have been experimenting with the photos from our recent two year trip.  Starting with the many pictures taken in India over four and… Continue reading

Last day in India

Tomorrow we fly out of Kolkata a head to Bangkok, Thailand for the next leg of our trip.  But first we wanted to summarize a bit about our experiences in this incredibly diverse… Continue reading

Kolkata in pictures

(I just had to put them in, they were so cute!)

Kolkata (Calcutta)

From Nongriat we began a three day journey back to mainland India.  We spent a night in Shillong and a night in Guwahati (ew) before taking a 20 hour train ride to Kolkata. … Continue reading

Butterflies of Nongriat

In our jungle paradise there were many beautiful butterflies and other small animals.  They were so attractive and varied in colour and pattern that I just had to photography them.  Here are a… Continue reading

Nongriat

We descended 12 km from Cherrapunji to a village called Tyrna where the road ended.  We then took a 4.5 km hike straight down into the village of Nongriat (which in Khasi means… Continue reading

Meghalaya: Abode of the clouds

We disappeared from cyberspace for the past week to explore further into Meghalaya (which is Sanskrit for “the abode of the clouds”).  The road from Shillong to Cherrapunji (called Sohra in the local… Continue reading

Shillong market

After Christmas in Tezpur, we decided to head up into the hills of Meghalaya to the capital city of Shillong.  We were pleasantly surprised by the friendly people and semi-modern core of the… Continue reading

Christmas in Tezpur

We decided to spend our Christmas in Tezpur, Assam because we’d enjoyed our previous visit in the quiet, riverside city.  We’d originally just planned to have a quiet Christmas with a nice meal… Continue reading

Nagaland: We Came, We Saw, We … Left

Nagaland, the land of Maoist rebels, bad food and not much else.  Nat and I learned in Kaziranga that the Restricted Access Permits to a number of the northeast states, including Nagaland, Mizoram… Continue reading

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