482at : NE Indian Hills INDEX Jan - May 2009
- wow much of North east India is still Nepali speaking even though it's never been Nepal
In The 1st part of my India Trip
I toured the forgotten states to the North East of Calcutta
My route through North-East India
..before this Nepal 2008 Index
- 482t Travel to India
yuksom view

- 483t Siliguri NE India 24-26/1/2009
- 484t Kalimpong Mountain Town 26-2/2/2009
- 485t Sikkim state 2-4/2/2009
- 486t Sikkim People Photos 5/2/2009
- 487t West Sikkim 3 5-6/2/2009
- 488t Pelling West Sikkim 4 6-9/2/2009
- 489t Darjeeling 9-17/2/2009
- 490t Kurseong, Jalpanguli 17/2/09
- 491t Cooch Behar 18-23/2/09
- 492t Guwati, Assam 24-6/3/09
- 493t Guwati, 2 6-9/3/09
Incredible Hospitality in Upper Assam
- 494t Chabua - Tea Area 10-11/3/09
- 495t Oil Country 11-13/3/09
- 496t Sibsagar 13-15/3/09
- 497t Jorhat ...sucks 15-16/3/09
- 498t Majuli River Island Assam 17-21/3/09
- 499t North Lakhimpur 21-24/3/09
- 500t Strange Travels 25/3/09
- 501t Tezpur 26-28/3/09
- 502t Shillong 29-30/3/09
- 503t Shillong 2 30-3/4/09
- 504t Khasi Villages South 4-6/4/09
- 505t Khasi Villages South-West 6-10/4/09
- 506t Shillong 3 11-12/4/09
- 507t Jainti Hills 13-15/4/09
- 508t Silchar 15-16/4/09
- 509t Mizoram brief 17-20/4/09
- 510t Shillong 4 21-27/4/09
- 510at Shillong SouthEast 21-27/4/09
- 511t Shillong 5 27-5/5/09
- 511at North Shillong, Polo Valley 27-5/5/09
- 512t Shillong 6 5-12/5/09
- 513t West Garo Hills 1 , 514t West Garo Hills 2
- I've been like Mr Bean everyday recently
- Sun - lost my photo albums ..turned up Monday afternoon when the cybercafe opened
- Mon - just got over than stress then my Memory stick failed losing important files- Wed just got most files back
- 515t Bodoland 21-23/5/09
- Thu - Bodoland buses stopped running at 5pm.. stranded ... ended at the IB organised by local police chief
- Fri- coming from Malaria area .. I felt symptoms .. whilst waiting for blood test results I found Malaria incubation period is 9 days ..but it was only 8 days since I entered the area. .. test negative
- Sun - New Indian weather forecast : BASTARD HOT !
- Tried to internet work, but cyber closed early cos a terrorist event and next day was the local holiday.

NE India tour finished see - 516at : West India INDEX

Ideas & Opinions

- OPINIONS 1. Cultural difference
- 0. Overseas Travel Expensive for Indians
- Foreigner prices = Racist prices : so are Unacceptable
- 8. Cellphone etiquette
- 9. If I can give a discount the 2nd time you ask then I was trying to rip you off the first time

- OPINIONS 2. Dirt & Hassle
- 1. "Do you like India ?", people often ask
.. How to explain to them it's mostly disgusting ? ... not as bad as they are in West Africa
- India Fighting Mode - Mr Annoyed
- 2. Indians live in a Fantasy World not the Real World .. So see nothing to improve .. but the Gay Raja of Gujurat tells the truth .. The average Indian doesn't want to see problems within India so they avert their eyes, they don't want hear about problems within India either so foreigners are at fault for speaking of evil
- 3. Most Indians are not monkeys, but a great number behave like monkeys
- 7. People are always spitting here Where do they find all that phlegm ?
- 4. Why ? Not My Family, Not My Bedroom Space

- OPINIONS 3. Delhi Hindi Imperialism
- 5. Delhi Hindi Imperialism - India is not a country
- 6. Lost the village culture, but not yet got "educated" values
- 10. Western does not exist

- OPINIONS 4. Culture Causes Poverty
- Cultural practices hold India back ... cause Poverty
- 11. Ghandi was an Idiot
- 12. The India has too many people Excuse

- More India essays listed on - 516at : West India INDEX

- the essays about Nepalis thinking Europe is a paradise also apply to India
- see 4 Essays We in the UK Rip Off the Nepalis more, Life is like a sex-movie , Easy jobs for Nepalis in the UK, Education is the key to success ... NOT

NE INDIA LINKS

All India Radio News in English @ 8am, 2pm , 8pm 100Mhz, 792Khz

Upcoming Events

Event links
- http://www.tourisminindia.com, Indiamike.com - http://www.assamtourism.org/
- check meetup.com - nothing really
- http://www.himalassociation.org/ some events



LINKS
CS Forums not very active Northeast , Assam

- humanists/Skeptics
- appears no active Indian Humanist website
- http://www.indiansceptic.in/
- top skeptics - Narendra Nayak, Mangalore
- Prabir Ghosh http://rationalistprabir.bravehost.com/ -old site
- http://prabirghosh.bravejournal.com/archive.php his bog mentioned Kolkata some meetups in Kolkutta
- good stories http://www.rationalistinternational.net/
- http://www.indianrationalists.blogspot.com/ good stories not updated for 1 year
- www.srai.org/
- http://atheistnexus.ning.com/profiles/blogs/rationalists-day-celebration

- Bangalore Skeptic free via e-mail tvmanoj@gmail.com, or bskeptic@gmail.com
- http://www.themronline.com -- The Modern RationalistWeb site.
- http://www.tarksheel.com -- Tarksheel Society Website (includes English content),Punjabi.
- http://humanists.net/avijit/prabir/sra.htm -- Web site for the Science and Rationalists' Association of India.
- http://www.indiansceptic.in -- Official Website of the Indian Committee For Scientific Investigation of Claims Of The Paranormal.
- http://www.antisuperstition.org -- Web site for the Committee for Eradication of Blind Faith (CEBF).
- http://www.nirmukta.com -- secularization movement in India.

- Guidebooks - I'm using the 2007 LP NE India - it's not great. Sometimes my 2003 Let's Go India has more Info
Indiamike.com - won't let you post recommendations

Bookmarks , Background, Forums, videos

Annapurna Conservation Area - a Trekking Guide - Annapurna Himal, Nepal - VirtualTourist.com

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