Coldly, Kohima

These the places I like to find…

Where is Shyamni?

All my savviness from the day before went out the window by the time we hauled into the cold mountains of Kohima. A shared jeep took 7 hours (supposedly a 3 hour ride) to reach the mountain town center only to arrive and get stuck in the evening traffic. They offloaded me on the roadside and continued on. It was freezinggggg and no taxi wanted to stop. Shops start shutting at 4pm in this region because of the cold. Finally one stopped and it took me to the address I gave.

IMG_0785 The mountain town of Kohima

Arriving at the nice, warm heritage house, their room rates started from way over my budget. For this I can get much better. Exact words in my head. For the next 1 hour, crawling in traffic the cab took me from one place to another. I don’t know whether it was the cold…

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About mrmakdeck

I see tomorrow. I am biking to the end of the road, not to say I did it, but to see what's really there. From my travels I've learned that barriers are just lines on a map that once you get your passport stamped and your visas all in order don't exist anymore. It's okay to say I don't know and not know and learn something and forget it. It's great to go towards the unknown to make it known, or see if it retains its anonymity even as you come closer. I've met some amazing people and done some pretty cool things and have realized this spherical concoction of land and sea is only as unattainably big as you imagine it to be. So wake up and pedal each mile.

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