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Sanjita Dutta


An idea that germinated in our minds took the form of a marvellous journey that we undertook to Jowai recently. Among endless discussions and deliberations, a date was fixed. Along with our respective families and a travel loving uncle of ours, we started for Jowai. Since, it was the weekend, the route to Barapani was choc-a-bloc with cars going to Shillong and Sohra. We took the diversion near Barapani  and from there onwards the road was silky smooth with clouds hanging over the edges. With every blink of our eye, we would unmistakably see a slice of heaven, or whatever the definition of heaven might mean for anyone. Virgin unexplored beauty is what you can expect to see in Jowai. The journey in itself filled us with ecstasy and we wondered what the destination could do to us. The drive to our guest house was a mesmerizing one and after…