We were on a work related tour to Guwahati for 2 days early December, but we had to cut short our stay there. After completing all our work on the first day, we started our return journey to Dibrugarh the next day itself. It was 1.30 pm by the time we left the city. On… Continue reading Elephant Safari Experience at Kaziranga National Park
Author: Pallabita Bora Phukon
A non-conformist, a dreamer, carefree by nature, I am an entrepreneur who is ever so passionate about her work. After a series of jobs and few entrepreneurial ventures, blogging came into my mind and nothing better than highlighting Assam could be my priority since I am in love with my state. So embark on this enchanting journey with me to Assam.
A Short Day Trip to Namsai, Golden Pagoda
The Golden Pagoda located in Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh was a place I always wanted to visit but for one reason or the other the plans were getting canceled. Namsai was just a few kilometers from my in-law’s place in Margherita, and the known route was via Kakopather in Tinsukia district. But apparently there was another… Continue reading A Short Day Trip to Namsai, Golden Pagoda
Best Place near Dibrugarh for Getaway this New Year
I love winters, and winters in Dibrugarh is like a cherry on top of a cake. The foggy mornings, the pleasant sunny afternoons, the breezy evenings and chilly nights are what you can definitely expect in Dibrugarh during winters. Afternoons are for enjoying fresh oranges as we sit outdoors to soak in the sun. Getting… Continue reading Best Place near Dibrugarh for Getaway this New Year
Golden Temple with a 3 year old Kid
When I was at the early stage of my pregnancy, a desire started budding in my heart. I started getting drawn towards the idea of visiting the Golden Temple located in Amritsar, Punjab. As days went by, this desire became all the more strong and I almost had visions of visiting the holy place with… Continue reading Golden Temple with a 3 year old Kid
The Ahom seat at Habung: An Offbeat Destination
Totally oblivious as to what to expect we started on a road trip to Habung which is located in Dhemaji on the north bank of river Brahmaputra. The only bookish information we had was that Swargadeo Chaolung Sukapha settled there briefly before finally establishing his capital at Charaideo. Of late the State Government has taken… Continue reading The Ahom seat at Habung: An Offbeat Destination
Best fun trips in North-East India during Winters
What’s the best thing about winters? A cup of hot coffee as you make yourself cozy beside a bonfire, or the early morning walks down the country roads as you stride through the fog, or reading your favorite book under the blanket in your cozy little bed. For me it’s the festivities here in Assam… Continue reading Best fun trips in North-East India during Winters
What motivated me to write my first non-fiction travel book?
Success is not final; Failure is not fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill I wrote my first blog post when I was pregnant with my first baby after 8 years of marriage. I had my own agri-venture prior to that and an online boutique, but I decided to pause for… Continue reading What motivated me to write my first non-fiction travel book?
“Burhi Aair Xadhu” : The Quintessential Assamese Folklores
Burhi Aair Xadhu is a collection of short stories and folklores compiled by the famous Assamese author and poet Lakshminath Bezbaruah. This is the go-to text every Assamese parent used to rely on to make our childhood meaningful and interesting. This was and will be the most popular children fiction in Assamese and a must… Continue reading “Burhi Aair Xadhu” : The Quintessential Assamese Folklores
Post-Covid Travel and Tourism trends
Travel and Tourism was a booming industry in the pre-Covid years and there were several factors which encouraged people to travel. But when the pandemic hit, the Travel and Tourism Industry was probably the hardest hit and even after 22 months the industry has not been able to recover. Vaccination drives have started in many… Continue reading Post-Covid Travel and Tourism trends
Naamghar: The Assamese Cultural Identity
Naamghar is a community prayer hall in Assam where people gather for religious and other cultural activities. The Neo-Vaishnavite saint Srimanta Sankardeva established the Satras and the Naamghars for people to gather and engage in naam and other cultural activities. Srimanta Sankardeva inspired the pan-Indian Bhakti Movement in Assam and propagated the Ek-Sarana-Naam-Dharma or Neo-Vaishnavism.… Continue reading Naamghar: The Assamese Cultural Identity