With the recent discourse about solo trips doing rounds in everyone’s mouth, I decided to debunk the myth in 2016. Among many trips that I have done - solo, family, friends, I must say, this was the best in which I travelled with my boyfriend to Meghalaya (The Scotland of the East). Sharing the same itchy feet as mine and a passionate love for photography, it was fairly an easy choice. For many, it might be fascinating, romantic while some might fear to take the plunge, but for us, it was just two people satiating their wanderlust,and of course sharing the cost.
Although it was a duet trip, it required an insane amount of planning from both our sides.We split the responsibility and came up with six places, three from each of us that we really wanted to see. This saved us from mutual anathema for each other.
Meghalaya, as the name suggests, is an adobe of clouds, covered with enthralling white clouds and fresh greenery. Unlike other parts of the country, this place does not demand attention. Its quaint culture and hidden spots of beauty evoke a different kind of consideration. One can only feel its culture in the aromas. If you are looking for its history you have to dig deeper to mine the diamond. What we found in abundance in Meghalaya was the raw whiff of nature, silently floating clouds full of mist, and lush green meadows with bleating goats finding recluse under the soft grass.
The road trip!