Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hit by a truck in India & forks in the road of life

With my mind already looking forward to and planning on all the fun in the Himalayas, I was sent on a different path by an idiot truck driver in Assam, India. The day started off with a pleasant cruise out … Continue reading

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Indian markets

One of the best parts of India is wandering through a local market and sending your senses into overdrive. In India, no matter the time of day, you will find people selling, bartering, and cooking. The smells in the air … Continue reading

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Assam weed & wash, Meghalaya, Cherrapunji family, Khasi & Garo hills

The guys that I met in Jorhat gave me a phone number of a guy to call when I reached Guwahati, which is a big city in central Assam. Supposedly he would be able to help me with everything I … Continue reading

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Assam, rhinos n’ elephants, & Indian love

Coming out of the hills and into the state of Assam is like entering a new country. It felt like coming into India from SE Asia for a second time. Everything became colorful and vibrant, loud and confusing, and new … Continue reading

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Nagaland, opium dens, tiny people, & insane roads out of the hills

Riding through the hills is full of all types of encounters. Villagers are hard at work everywhere I go. Groups of old guys saw big pine trees into boards on custom platforms. They use massive saws with one guy above … Continue reading

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Nagaland: Taken in like family, hills on fire, and tribal violence

The adventure really began once I was in Nagaland, and it felt like an entirely different country. It turned out to be some of the rawest travel I’ve done. The area is unlike anywhere I’ve ever been, and it’s probably … Continue reading

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Hills of northern Manipur, Nagas, & staying with police n new friends

I wanted to get into the heart of Nagaland and really experience places away from where any foreigner would ever go, so I looked at my map and found the craziest looking out-of-the-way route. Steve and I had actually laughed … Continue reading

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Holi festival in Imphal and Loktak Lake, guns, & camping, Manipur State

The one thing I knew heading into India was that Holi Festival was starting. It’s one of the biggest festival for much India. The Hindu festival is celebrated over five days, which includes lots of colorful dyes. We decided to … Continue reading

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Chinlone festival, last Myanmar laughs, & crossing into NE India over Tamu/Moreh border

I’ve missed getting a few countries flags for my cases, but I’ve made up for it with the entire front end tagged. Each town we stayed in, and a couple other random spots, I had someone write the name in … Continue reading

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