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Meghalaya,India By: Sonoka
Located in Northeast, India. Temperature is 25 degree C / 77 degree F in the day and 30 degrees F at night India: 1,269,338 sq. mi or 3,287,590 sq Scenery on the way to Shillong
To get there Ticket: $1,614 Continental airlines from: Dulles to Newark to Delhi Kingfisher airlines from: Delhi to Guwahati (Leave here 5:30pm arrive there 11:45am the next day) Duration of flight : 20 hr 45min Leave 6/17/09 return 7/1/09
Money convertion $1 = Rs Most things in India are cheap so one dollar is a lot
T IME DIFFERENCE They are 9h 30min ahead of us Example: (same dates) Maryland: India: 9: 13pm 6:43am
Some local foods Regular foods: Dotha Dotha Rice and Curry Rice and Curry Pouri PouriDessert: Gulab Jamun Gulab Jamun Jalebe Jalebe
The Language More than 400 different languages More than 400 different languages 2 common languages are Hindi and English. 2 common languages are Hindi and English. In Meghalaya the local language is Kahsi In Meghalaya the local language is Kahsi *Hindi: *Kahsi: *Hindi: *Kahsi: -Hello Namaste -Good-bye Alavidha - Hello kumno –Goodbye bye -Please Kripyaa -Thank You Dhanyavaad -Please sngewbha – Thanyou khoublei -Yes Ha -No Nahi -yes hoid - no em
Local clothes Jensem Regular clothes
Traditional clothes Traditional clothes for men (Dhobi) Traditionel dance Clothes (Dhara)
School clothes At schools the students all wear uniforms
Main Religions Hindu Hindu Muslim Muslim Christian Christian Other Other
Shillong Cherrapunjee/ Sohra Mawlynnong
What I would take Clothes A camera Bathroom supplies: Tooth brush, Toothpaste, brush, lotion, shampoo and conditioner,etc. Sunscreen Insect repellent
These are some pics of the entrance to Mawlynnong where I will be staying.
Mawlynnong Ressort Mawlnnong is the cleanest village in Asia The hotel is like a big tree house There are Western bathrooms, beds, and other amenities But you have to bring your own supplies
Hotel built of bamboo and relies on trees and stilts Two or more rooms on either side of the central area with a veranda. $50 per night
There is one part of Mawlynnong were there is a path and bridge made all of tree roots
Shillong Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. Shillong was nicknamed the “Abode in Dawkii Landscape the clouds” by the British because of its location and climate. It sits 5,000 ft above sea level
These are places to visit Elephant Falls It is a big water fall where many local people go to picnic. The falls are prettiest during the summer in rainy season. Shillong peak The highest point in Shillong. From there you can see all of Shillong!
Cherrapunjee/ Sohra The second rainiest place in the world. On the border of India and Bangladesh. British changed name to Cherrapunjee from Sohra. 4,500ft above sea level.
Other places to visit Nohkalikai falls One of the tallest waterfalls in India at 1100 ft. Legend says that a woman named Ka Likai threw herself off the waterfall. Krem Mawmluh The cave has a five-river way with amazing proportions. With a length of 4,503 m, it is the 4th longest cave in India.
Budget How I spent $5000 $1,614 for the plane $700 in total for hotel Transportation in total about $300 Food about $200 Then I will have $ 2,186 left for me to spend