This is the only known music 'skul' in Meghalaya teaching the traditional Khasi tribal music. The skul opens only on Sundays and teaches the kids how to play Khasi instruments for free. The only ray of hope left for the dying traditional Khasi music, the musical school of Wahkhen. This picture was taken by Gourav Gogoi, aka @gourav_gogoi on a project with us in Meghalaya.
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One of the last surviving face-tattooed Headhunter of the Konyak tribe in Mon, Nagaland. He lifts his shirt up to show the ancient art of the Konyak tattoo still alive on his chest. This tattoo on his chest signifies his participation in the war. This picture was clicked by Ron Bezbaruah aka, @crumpledpaperproductions on a project with us in Mon, Nagaland.
A man sways like Tarzan somewhere in the jungles of Meghalaya from the roots of the ficus trees, the very roots that are used in the construction of the ingenious living root bridges of Meghalaya! This photograph was shot by Abhishek Rawat aka ab_rawat on his exploration of Meghalaya as a ChaloHoppo Guy on August 2019.
Two brothers in Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh, enjoy their soupy thukpa for breakfast. These old men are more adept at using chopsticks than spoons and forks. This photograph was shot by Ron Bezbaruah aka crumpled paper productions on his assignment with ChaloHoppo in May 2018.
‘It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times’, it is as though this ancient adage has been fundamental in inspiring the folks at ChaloHoppo to visit less or unexplored places and properties in the North East of India. These ChaloHoppo guys, strive to set up camps and take people to witness the raw magic that nature plays in this part of the country and…