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Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Thanghkarang Park in Meghalaya- Day 5

Run by the forest department the Thangkharang Park is on the Mawsmai-Shella Road, around 2-3 km from Motrop. When we went inside the Park, we saw men asphalting the road and a couple of Khasi women sitting under a tree.

Parking fee collector


Entering Thanghkarang Park
Layout of Thanghkarang Park
 







Umer

Asphalting the road

Khasi women


Umer

To get a better view of Kynrem Falls




All the trees and plants had these insects!!
 

The Park offered a view of Bangladesh and housed some rare orchids, including Lady’s Slipper and the Pitcher Plant in its green house. I and Vij went to the highest point in the Park to get a closer glimpse of Kynrem Falls, which I will write in the next blog.




Plains of Bangladesh

Sajid

Kynrem Falls













The Park was very clean with toilet facility. There were small kiosks outside where tourists were buying chips, cold drinks, cigarettes, tea/coffee and even drinks!

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