Category: Assam

  • The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    A Look at the Tribal Communities of the Far East  We were all indigenous at some point in time and space. Modernity has taken the world over! We evolve and grow into one global culture! But what have we left behind? And who are they that still protect and conserve the true essence of living […]

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  • Reminiscence over a cup of Assam Tea

    Reminiscence over a cup of Assam Tea

    It’s a fine evening, dusk slowly moving in, turning the blue skies a hue of gold. It’s tea time. My soul sisters and I have gathered in the veranda around a dainty wooden table for plush conversation. The best of pastries in town and the finest of Assam tea. I pour the delightful hot beverage […]

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  • 30 Travel Gems And Things To Do In Assam

    30 Travel Gems And Things To Do In Assam

    Explore Assam like a local on these offbeat trails, take part in activities that are truly Assamese and experience the slow life of its people! We bring you this massive post straight from our heart and a passion for this beloved land. 1. Go on a thrilling self drive trip to Mathangudi Lodge inside Manas […]

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  • NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    Nature Conservation Foundation is at the heart of Hornbill conservation in Northeast India.  By introducing various projects along with the forest department and local communities it has brought a ray of hope for the survival of this magnificent species.  Many of the locals who once hunted the birds have now become its protectors in a […]

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  • Escaping Into the Beauty of Majuli Island | Travel Guide

    Escaping Into the Beauty of Majuli Island | Travel Guide

    Majuli is the largest inhabited freshwater river island in the world, situated right at the center of the mighty Brahmaputra river. An island always remains an isolated place where one does not expect a lot of hustle. It is one such nature’s silent venture to lure humans into serenity. With an area of 800 kilometer […]

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  • Frank Kingdon-Ward | Plant Hunter, Explorer and His Travels in Arunachal Pradesh

    Frank Kingdon-Ward | Plant Hunter, Explorer and His Travels in Arunachal Pradesh

    What exactly is it about plants and flowers that sends these men and women, otherwise known as ‘botanists’, all over the world in search of new species of flowers and plants, usually in remote, difficult to travel areas? When mere mortals walk through gardens or see beautiful flowers around them then that is precisely what […]

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  • World Tourism Day 2014 – Community Development Through Tourism

    World Tourism Day 2014 – Community Development Through Tourism

    27th September, 2014 One of the principles of Greener Pastures is to educate the natives of the region about the scope of the tourism in Northeast India and engage them. Recently on 27th September, 2014, we celebrated World Tourism Day as an opportunity to reach towards this principle. The theme for this year as declared […]

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  • Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are threatening both environment and cultures in indigenous territories of Northeast India. With the region finding recognition […]

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  • 3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    Assam is one of the picturesque states of India and falls in the remote northeastern part of the country. The richness of the region’s flora largely reflects the diversity of habitats. The fertile plains on the banks of mighty Brahmaputra River support a wide range of vegetation along the habitat of other rare wild species. […]

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