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The Green Village of Khonoma

That's our friend, Nishit Sharma aka @hopping_bug admiring the rice fields of Khonoma in Nagaland. Khonoma is the first Green village of Asia and holds a significant mark in history as well. The villagers do not rely on importing vegetables from outside and produce their own. The sale of tobacco and plastic is banned here. The villagers have also abolished hunting, a practice which makes up the core of Naga…

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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.

Best tour packages for North east India 2019 - 2020

ChaloHoppo’s Trip Calendar for 2019 – 2020 | Unique Group Tour Packages for Northeast India

Last Updated on 16/10/2019 This is quite a comprehensive list of over 4000 words covering experiences in the northeast Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Sikkim. The only states missing are Assam and Tripura and if you wish to travel to these 2 states then we can always customise a trip for you. You can send us your enquiry here. The blog has 15 experiential tour packages listed…

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Swiping right in Northeast India – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

This generation and the times are such that it demands of us to cash on what's trending. At least that's what the pundits' mantra is. Now if we look at what's the hottest trendsetter out there and is under everyone's thumb, it has to be the digital match maker Tinder. The youth of today would open Tinder while sipping a cup of coffee and swipe away, more as a knee…

Interesting books on Northeast India

Reading Our Way to the Sibling States – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

A few days ago during a meeting, we started discussing books that bring out the essence of the place they're set in. We spoke at length about Pamuk's 'Istanbul', Jean Sasson's 'Princess', Khaled Hosseini's 'The Kite Runner', Amitav Ghosh's 'The Hungry Tide', etc., the list seemed endless! We were talking about how these places not only tell important stories but also work as a tour book, as they take us…

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