... This weekend I adventured down to the village town Cherrapunjee in the state Meghalaya. It has the most rainfall of any where else on earth and is in monsoon season year round. You know what this equals? GREEN!! It was beautiful beyond words. I will be coming back later with a little post about the journey itself. I had a really scary experience on Friday that involved my taxi driver drinking beer while driving me down hair pin turns... I don't even want to think about that right now! I just want to reflect on the beauty that was the hiking I did!!
Yes, I brought a cucumber with me.
Hand made map #1
11 people in the sumo
So many beautiful waterfalls
That valley right there is Bangladesh!
Starting my planned hike to Nangriat village (P.S. The waterfall in this picture is the same one as prior)
Thousands of concrete steps
Then... I got caught in Monsoon floods and had to turn around...
Handmade map #2 or what was left of my map after I got monsooned on.
Fuzzy caterpillar #1
A different hike, a different day. Now on thousands of stone steps
Handmade map #3. Complete with directions like "Count 4 houses, including the dilapidated incomplete ones"
I may have slipped right after taking this. Damn mossy stones.
Half way down!
Living root bridge in Ummonoi
Don't let this picture trick you. This is going UP, not down. That is how steep it is!
Hello little crab
More steepness. Best cardiovascular workout I've had in awhile!
Moth the size of my hand
Golden body bug
Tiny village of Laitkynsew, Meghalaya, India