12th South Asian Games

12th South Asian Games

12th South Asian Games

The most exciting sports extravaganza of South-Asian Countries kind of South-Asian Olympics,is on the way and this time it landed on none other than the Northeast India.The event scheduled to begin from 5th Feb to 16th Feb’2016ย  with 8 countries,23 events and 2700 athletes and will be hosted jointly by Guwahati and Shillong,the state capital city of Assam and Meghalaya respectively.Out of these 23 events,16 will be held in Guwahati and 7 at Shillong.
Certainly a great boost to Northeast India,as this step will ensure NE India’s space in International arena..And we the Northeastern will be able to showcase our Culture,tradition and heritage to the entire world..The Opening Ceremony is scheduled to be held on 5th Feb at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium,Guwahati and on 6th Feb at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium,Shillong.

For the third time SA Games are being organized in India,earlier being in Kolkata(1987) and Chennai(1997) and starting 5th Feb onwards for 10 days it will be the colorful mixture of Sports,Tradition,Culture and much more…and these 10 days will go down in history a some of the most cherished moments for NE India and its people.. -)

The Logo of 12th SA Games hasย  8 petals representing the 8 nations,with Orchid flower and Gamosa in the middle as a symbol of Assamese Culture and Tradition used to welcome Guest

12th South Asian Games Logo

12th South Asian Games Logo

The Mascot is known as “Tikhor”-A Baby Rhino symbolizing the pride of Assam,he is sharp,naughty,playful,modern and energetic andย  carries the message of Peace, Progress, and Prosperity in the South Asian region.

Tikhor-The Mascot

Tikhor-The Mascot

And the motto of 12th South Asian Games is “Play for Peace,Progress and Prosperity

Honorable Prime Minister of India “Shri Narendra Modi” will officially inaugurate the 12th South-Asian Games..So,come and be a part of the spectacular sporting extravaganza.

 

For More details Kindly Visit- South Asian Games 2016

Image Credit-Wikipedia

Elephant Falls-Shillong

Elephant FallsElephant Falls

When the British People came to Shillong and Saw this Fall they named it as “Elephant Falls” because on the left side of the fall there was a rock that resembled like the Elephant but the rock was destroyed by the earthquake in 1897.

Landscapes…On the Way to Cherrapunji

Shillong to Cherrapunji provides quiet natural and beautiful views to our eyes..They are very refreshing indeed

On The Way

The Roads to Cherrapunji are always covered with rains and fogs..And it kind of like Zero Visibility,Make sure to carry Warm Clothes no matter when you are visiting Cherrapunji..

Fogs and Rain all the Way

 

Flowers…They Make you Smile

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.-Sigmund Freud

A true thought,you just don’t get bored looking at Flowers..They are everywhere,in every shape,size and color..They just make add another dimension to this beautiful world…Isn’t it?

 

Pink Flower

The above picture was taken when we were about to reach Cherrapunji…The flower with the Rain Drops looks so magnificent.

 

Wild Flower

A kind of wild flower..On our way back from Cherrapunji..Locals said that these Flowers serves as one kind of eateries…Though wild they still deserve a second look.. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

 

I-Day Trip-Shillong

India celebrated its 69th Independence Day yesterday..Me and 3 of my friends also took part in the flag hoisting ceremony in Guwahati which was undertaken by the Chief Minister of Assam..

After the flag hoisting ceremony was over,it was a long day for us..So we decided to head on to “Scotland of the East”-Shillong.

4 friends and two bike and a trip to remember…

On the Way to Shillong

On the Way to Shillong

On the Way to Shillong-It is about 100kms from Guwahati and while driving you will feel the Nature so close to you..

Our Rides

Our Rides

Our Handsome Ride..Just an amazing ride it was

Greenery all Around

Greenery all Around

I have been to Shillong before but Bike trip was something different,it was like feeling the nature so close..Shillong not only has a happening life but also an environment friendly life..The Air is so pure with the Greenery all around,you just don’t want to leave Shillong.. ๐Ÿ™‚

Barapani

To Barapani

Umiam Lake(Barapani) is a great place to halt before reaching Shillong,A great place to hang out with facilities like Boating and if you plan to stay in Barapani then try The Orchid Lake Resort…

Umiam Lake(Barapani)

Umiam Lake(Barapani)

And Shillong is yet to Come.. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Visit North East India-My Other Blog

The reason I started blogging was because I wanted to put some lights on North East India Tourism,from time to time I have written about NE India in this blog but I felt I was not doing enough as this blog is almost about everything I feel like Blogging… ๐Ÿ˜€

Since I started blogging I tried my hands on many thing and to most extent I have done well I believe,but the Sole Purpose of starting All Resource was somehow overlooked by me as I know the potential of NE India and there will be endless topic to write about them..

So,to make things fall into place I decided to make another Blog solely concentrating on NE India and nothing else,Since I started blogging I have developed a special interest on Blogging and I want to keep it that way till my hands go numb.. ๐Ÿ˜€

At this moment I want to thank all the Readers,Fellow Bloggers,My Followers,Friends who supported me all the way and always encourage me to keep on Blogging..With this I request you all to please keep up your support with me to make my other blog “Visit North East India” deliver its purpose…

So without wasting much time–Lets go to “Visit North East India”

And Here is the Blog Details:-

Blog Name–ย Visit North East India
Blog URL–ย http://visitneindia.wordpress.com
Blog Start Date–30th September 2013
Blog Focus on–North East India–Travel,Tourism,Culture,Traditions,Photography

Visit NE India Snapshot

Visit NE India Snapshot

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