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The Musical village of Meghalaya

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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A Headhunting Warrior

  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.

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Hold on to your roots

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.

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Soupy Chow

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.

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Top 18 Reasons Why You Should Visit Mechuka – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

“Do you love to travel?” If we ask you that question you might wonder why and say “Of course I love to and that's  I searched for this information.” However, the meaning of travelling can differ from one person to another. You might be someone who has travelled far and wide and now, you might be looking for some less explored destination. Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh is one of the…

The Island with a Natural Light Bulb – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

‘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…

5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills

Team ChaloHoppo’s pick of the 5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

Over the last one and half year that we have been exploring Meghalaya, we have come across many breathtaking views, natural wonders and verdant landscapes. We sigh so loudly at the sight of these natural creations that people around us would probably get awkward. Anyway, so we thought may be compiling a list, would be a good way to document the beauty of Meghalaya. But then Meghalaya is vast in…

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