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Our first impressions of Myanmar in the remote Chin state – One night in Tedim

Myanmar’s Chin state, with its beautiful nature, mountains and strong traditions, is, for sure, a fascinating place for an adventurous traveler to explore. But being also one of the least developed and least traveled states of Myanmar, it wasn’t the easiest place to arrive. After crossing the border from India, our first destination in Myanmar …

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Overland from India to Myanmar – our adventure over the Zokhawthar-Rihkhawdar border

From Aizawl, the capital of the North-East Indian state of Mizoram, we headed to Champhai in the same state. Champhai was our last destination in India, as it is the last bigger town before the border to Myanmar. We crossed the border through the Zokhawthar-Rihkhawdar border post, which opened up for foreigners just recently and …

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Eri Silk, the ”peace silk” of Meghalaya – Visiting Muezart in Shillong

We aim to live without harming other beings, including animals and even insects. Therefore, we have avoided buying silk products as most of the silk is produced in a way where the silk moth is boiled alive in order to obtain the fibers of the cocoon. In fact, until we came to the North-East Indian …

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Birthday road trip to Pobitora – one horned rhinos and black magic

For Johanna’s 30th birthday we rented a motorbike and drove from Guwahati to the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. It was such an amazing road trip and one of the (many) highlights of our whole journey. Being on two wheels and driving through Assam’s countryside was great. In Pobitora we did a rhino safari and could also …

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