North East India Cities
Darjeeling is one of the most magnificent hill resorts in the world. This
heavenly retreat is bathed in hues of every shade. The flaming red rhododendrons,
the sparkling white magnolias, the miles of undulating hillsides covered
with emerald green tea bushes, the exotic forests of silver fir - all under
the blanket of a brilliant azure sky dappled with specks of clouds, compellingly
confounds Darjeeling as the QUEEN OF HILL STATIONS.
Undoubtedly modern times have wound their way into this picturesque town,
but the gently swaying and elegant costumes of the Sikkimese people, their
smiling faces, the unhurried pace of their life-style and the towering beauty
of Kanchenjunga ..... all cast a magic spell on this delightful location
in the foothills of the grand Himalayas.
Hugging the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the gateway
to the enchanting North Eastern India. The Light of the East, Pragjyotishpura,
as it was known once upon a time, is said to have been a vast kingdom during
the epic period of the Mahabharata. Today, Guwahati is the hub of the region
and also its largest city.
he Kaziranga National Park is the only National Park in the State situated
in central Assam with an area of 430sq. km. It is the home of the great
Indian one horned Rhinoceros (Unicornis). The landscape of Kaziranga is
of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, mellow marshes and shallow
Konark is a small town in Puri distritThe
Bay of Bengal is barely 4 kilometer away. It is 70 km from Bhubaneswar.
The name Konark is a variant of Konark which means the Arka (Sun) of Kona
(corner), the corner being that of Trikona on the bank of the Kushabhadra.