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…Strikes first blood in its league to present an inspirational account of journeys through North East India and its people, culture and lifestyles.
BHAICHUNG BHUTIA
International soccer player, recipient of Arjuna and Padma Shri Awards, and politician


An absolutely awesome account of a traveler telling the true picture of this beautiful region of our country. Thanks for hi/>

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Kindle Edition, 330 pages
Published December 19th 2017 by Notion Press
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Anuroop Nath
May 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have often heard stories from my Army friends in tit bits from their postings in Arunachal, Nagaland, Assam or Sikkim. At my best, I guess most I know has been about the NE states & their capitals, or that Cherrapunji is the place with highest rainfall (at least used to be)..Well like some of us, I too am either ignorant of or uninterested in the cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience especially of North East India. This is where this book account comes in as a wonderful ...more
Apurva
Apr 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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‘Travel across India’ is almost on everyone’s ‘To-do before I die list’ and this guide to go backpacking to Northeast India is just what one needs to carry around. Abhijeet Deshpande along with his wife Navita embarks a journey which will make you jealous of pure and unfiltered travel experience, which is very skillfully penned down in Backpacking North East India. This curious journey will indeed keep you on toes as you are enthralled to see the cities, tourist must-visit plac
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Kavita Narang
Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Expressive, Engaging and Evocative

What an amazing read from a magnificent region!!! Beauty, adventure, fright, relief and sorrow - the author evokes a plethora of feelings and compels the readers to pack bags and explore North East India. When I picked this book, I was looking for pictures but by the 2nd page, the author fired up my mind to create full, vivid imagery and took me along for a 3-dimensional experience! North East has been a ‘destination less traveled’ and is officially
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RS chandrasekhar
Well written... North east bound travellers will definitely get a good perspective. Local state government s shoukd realise the potential of tourism and the boost it would give to local economy.

Well written, comprehensively covered most of the north east. Travellers will definitely get a good perspective. Hope the local governments too pitch in and make it more tourist friendly as in meghalaya.
Swati
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book expanded my knowledge about under-explored places in the North East. For instance, how many of us know of the white-sand beaches of Siang in Pasighat or about the carnivorous Pitcher Plants in Jarain ? It helped me in understanding the similarities and differences in culture. What I liked is that while the book brought these states closer to me, it did not shy away from talking about the nuisance and futility of bandhs, visible impact of receding insurgencies, how they had to break an ...more
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Abhijeet Deshpande is an accidental nomad. His stints in corporate and diplomatic organizations have offered him opportunities to immerse in various cultures. Over time, the frequency and length of his travel has steadily risen. To keep up, his choices have been changing too—from planned holidays to spontaneous ones, from fixed schedules to flexible ones, and from working full-time assignments to ...more