Tag: Brahmaputra River

  • 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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  • Photo of the day – Rural life in Majuli

    Majuli, an island right at the center of the mighty Brahmaputra River, is a land forgotten, or rather uninfluenced by the happenings around the world. Here, life is such as the flow of the river. The dry months run at a slow pace; spiritual. The wet months bring about plentiful rain, a swollen river, and the perils […]

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  • Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in Assam

    Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in Assam

    Little more than a year back, we’d enthusiastically begun our first responsible tourism project – a fundraiser meant to assist the forest man of India – Jadav Payeng, in his quest to grow more trees in the Brahmaputra Valley. With this post today, Greener Pastures is proud to announce that the fundraiser has been successful. […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – A Bridge Over Mighty Brahmaputra

    The Brahmaputra River, one of Asia’s mightiest, arrives at India in the mountainous state of Arunachal Pradesh, after having roamed the Tibetan plateau for thousands of kilometers in a totally opposite direction. Locally called the Siang in Arunachal Pradesh, the river turns calm and a magical blue during the dry winters, a ripe time to indulge in […]

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  • 6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide

    6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide

    Guwahati, situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, is northeastern India’s biggest city and serves as a doorway to the region; due to it’s western most location. Bustling and hectic at times, the city is the heart of commerce in the region and accordingly has all the modern amenities which are almost at par […]

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  • A Cruise in the Brahmaputra River of Assam

    A Cruise in the Brahmaputra River of Assam

    A splendid and candid beauty exists in the Brahmaputra River of Assam in India. There is no doubt that this braided river is considered one of the many unexplored treasures of the world. A cruise in the Brahmaputra river of Assam is not just a mere travel escapade, rather, it is a true lifetime experience. Sailing […]

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  • Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger

    Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger

    Assam, located delicately where South Asia meets Southeast Asia, is a land blessed with an extremely rich biodiversity and cultures, and can arguably be considered as India’s most fertile state. But, as the years pass, more and more CO2 is getting released to the air, making the planet warmer. For those with a keen eye, […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Ancient Sword

    A high priest displays an ancient 500 years old sword which belonged to an Ahom king, in Majuli Island.The mighty Ahom Dynasty ruled much of North-East India for six hundred years during the medieval ages.

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  • Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Day 1 A week of unbearable summer heat had prompted me and Tushar to plan an escape into the nearby Himalayan ranges of Arunachal Pradesh. Bizarrely, it turned out to be a beautiful drizzly Sunday when we started our journey from Dibrugarh in Assam, driving towards Ziro in central Arunachal Pradesh. I’d heard much about […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Chants of Majuli

    As seen in the island of Majuli in Northeast India, simple men clad in plain white cloth roam around, stopping randomly at places to chant the name of God and love.

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