Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading We recommend an interested tourist to snatch a copy of ‘Through the Green Door’ written by Nigel Jenkins and published by Penguin Books. The first publication was titled ‘Gwalia in Khasia’ and was published by Pont Books, Gomer Press in 1995. The...

Terrain in and Around Cherrapunjee

Terrain in and Around Cherrapunjee The terrain in and around Cherrapunjee is undulating grassland with pockets of shrubbery. The steep slopes in the gorges are covered by tropical rain forests. In many places in and around Cherrapunjee there is hardly an inch of...

Welsh Influence in Cherrapunjee

Welsh Influence in Cherrapunjee In 1799, Serampore in present day West Bengal was under the protection of the King of Denmark. The early British rulers of India were not in favour of the Christian missionaries setting up missions in India. So, William Carey...

Iew Sohra – Market Day at Cherrapunjee

Iew Sohra – Market Day at Cherrapunjee The magic of market day at Sohra / Cherrapunjee is something to be experienced by the discerning tourist. It is not just a market place to buy and sell the produce / things alone but it is a socializing event. There are two...

The Language

The Language The Khasi language did not have any script. The early missionaries from Serampore in the present Indian state of West Bengal attempted to write down the Khasi language using the Bengali script. But there were few takers among the Khasis. Rev. Thomas...