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15 tags and 0 profile in descriptionTook this picture in Nagaland! Absolutely breathtaking view. I cannot stop admiring this. . . Reminds me of a poem by Joyce Kilmer. ............................................................ I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her hair; Upon whose bosom snow has lain; Who intimately lives with rain. Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree. . . #nature #landscape #create #god #trees #mountains #sky #blue #colourful #nagaland #india #poem #joycekilmer #roadtrip #natureride
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14 tags and 0 profile in descriptionThe Naga people are an ethnic group conglomerating of several tribes native to the North Eastern part of India. . As of 2012, the state of Nagaland officially recognises 16 Naga tribes. . The Naga tribes practised headhunting and preserved the heads of enemies as trophies through the 19th century and as late as 1969. . The Naga had little or no contact with the outside world, including that of greater India, until British colonization and rule of the area in the nineteenth century. . During the First World War, two thousand Nagas contributed to the war effort on the European front. In the Second World War, their descendants remained loyal to the British and fought to halt the advance of Japanese forces. . Protestant Christian missionaries from America in the nineteenth century were successful in converting many among the Naga tribes. Today, more than 95% of Naga people identify as Christians, mostly Baptist. . . . #people #civilization #nagaland #india #past #history #tribal #roadtrip #war #identity #natural #nature #image #painting
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13 tags and 1 profile in descriptionElephants of Kaziranga! . The Kaziranga Elephant Festival is a yearly elephant festival held in the Kaziranga National Park of Assam for the conservation and protection of Asiatic elephant. It is one of the largest elephant festivals of India. . . The festival is jointly organised by the Forest Department and Tourism Department of Assam with an objective to highlight and find ways to resolve the increasing man-elephant conflict. . . Hundreds of domestic Asiatic elephants, decorated from head to toe, participate in the program. They take part in parade, races, football and dance earning praises from the spectators. . . #nature #elephants #nationalheritage #assam #india #forest #nagaland #greenary #rainfall #peaceful #gentle #wildlife #roadtrip @simplyelephants
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14 tags and 1 profile in descriptionKaziranga National Park is a 170 square mile park located in Assam, India. Four major rivers cross Kaziranga National Park including Brahmaputra, Diphlu, Mora Dhansiri, and Mora Diphlu. The park was established in 1908 as a forest reserve. In 1968, it was re-designated as Kaziranga National Park. In 1985 UNESCO designated the park as a World Heritage Site in honor of its unique and natural environment. . . The rhino population in Kaziranga National Park contains two-thirds of the great one-horned rhinos in the world. The population in 2015 was 2,401. . Wild Elephants, swamp deer, and wild water buffalo breeding populations live in Kaziranga National Park. . Among the protected areas of the world, Kaziranga National Park contains the largest density of tigers. In 2006 it was declared a tiger reserve. . There are 35 mammal species in Kaziranga National Park including elephants, wild Asiatic water buffalos, swamp deer, great one-horned rhinos, wild boar, Indian tigers, leopards, fishing cats, jungle cats, Bengal foxes, and flying squirrels, among many others. . . #nature #india #kaziranga #forest #elephants #rhinos #buffalo #wild #eastindia #animals #prideofindia @narendramodi #assam #wildlife #instagram
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12 tags and 0 profile in descriptionVisited Poilwa village. Lucky to witness this year's first rains. . . Poilwa is a village in the Peren district of Nagaland, India. It is located in the Pedi (Ngwalwa) Circle. Peren has been formed by the partition of Kohima district Nagaland. Mt. Paona at 2500 mts. high is the highest mountain peak in the district and third highest in Nagaland . . According to the 2011 census of India, Poilwa has 384 households. Most of the inhabitants belong to the Zeliang and Kuki tribes. . . #nature #roadtrip #nagaland #eastindia #mountains #road #natureride #india #landscape #beauty #bliss #instagram
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14 tags and 1 profile in descriptionPhotos taken between Nagaland and Assam border - Karbi Anglong District. . . . The district is bounded by Golaghat district on the east, Morigaon district on the west, Nagaon and Golaghat districts on the north and Dima Hasao district and Nagaland state on the south. . . . Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. The state is bordered by Bhutan and the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. . . #assam #eastindia #forest #nature #nagaland #natureride #india #roadtrip #river #landscape #bliss #dense #forestrange #oneplus @oneplus_india
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11 tags and 1 profile in description"Do you ever watch the sunset And just sit and think about things Just you and the sky and darkness Giving your thoughts some wings Perhaps you've got some troubles And don't know what to do Or you just plain need to get away To spend a little time with you Sunset beauty makes you feel as though Your life has meaning after all To see a sight so extraordinary Makes you feel capable, strong and tall It's funny how flashes of color Like a sunset or sunrise can inspire It can calm your inner self a bit It's a scene you can never tire The serenity gives you a chance To put things in perspective Life can be overwhelming at times And a sunset can be reflective So when the sky lights up next time Let your gaze do some drinking Soak up all the amazing sights And do some sunset thinking!" ~ by Marilyn Lott . . . #sunset #nature #orange #clouds #natureride #landscape #evening #peace #bliss #spiritual #life . . . Picture courtesy @travel.grapher
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7 tags and 0 profile in description"The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance" ~ Benjamin Franklin . . . #temple #faith #god #india #southindia #blue #architecture
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11 tags and 0 profile in description"Until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly" ~ Napoleon Bonaparte . . #nature #natureride #sky #mountain #free #landscape #blue #bliss #tamilnadu #roadtrip #fly
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12 tags and 0 profile in descriptionJain sculptures or Jain idols are the images depicting Tirthankaras (teaching gods). These images are worshiped by the followers of Jainism. The sculpture can depict any of the twenty-four tirthankaras with images depicting Parshvanatha, Rishabhanatha, or Mahāvīra being more popular. Jain sculptures are an example of Jain art. There is a long history of construction of Jain sculptures. Early examples include Lohanipur Torsos which has been regarded to be from the Maurya period, and images from the Kushan period from Mathura. . . . #jain #sculpture #art #manmade #god #worship #faith #hope #bengaluru #tirthankar #instagram #divine
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10 tags and 0 profile in description" You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture" ~ William Shatner. . . . . #sculpture #carving #jain #temple #india #bengaluru #marble #concentration #creative #create
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13 tags and 1 profile in description" Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source - a Sower of Dreams - just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true." ~~Sarah Ban Breathnach. . . Photo of me taken by @travel.grapher at #yercaud #tamilnadu . . ........ #nature #sunset #mountain #joy #peace #love #leap #faith #incredibleindia #landscape #sun
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