Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Meghalaya is considered as an offbeat place when it comes to vacations. It is a trip that one must make. Take a look at beautiful Meghalaya.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Living Root Bridges are of one of the finest examples of Bioengineering and they are found in Meghalaya. The bridges are so strong that they can hold the weight of more than 50 people at a time. The roots grow from the Ficus Elastica tree.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Intrestingly, Meghalaya is well known for different species of Butterflies. Seen in the picture is a Peacock Pansy - a species of the Nymphalid Butterfly.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Meghalaya has many beautiful small streams which also encourages fishing.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Elephant Falls is unique because it is a two-tier waterfall set in the dingles of the rocks.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Exploring caves can be fun in Meghalaya. Wading through cold and waist-deep water can be an altogether different experience.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

You will also spot many beautiful birds in Meghalaya. Seen in the picture is Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker.

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Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Cherrapunji is the only place in India that recieves rain throughout the year. It is one of the major tourist attractions of Meghalaya.

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