Trip to Shillong (The Scotland of Eastern India) March 30th 2012 The city of Shillong with a population of over half a million is the capital of Meghalaya and was the seat of the government of Assam during the British Raj from 1874 until 1905.
It is also the centre-point located at an altitude of 1496 meters above sea level. Shillong, which was made Assam's capital in 1874, remained so till January 1974, following the formation of Meghalaya outside ... read more
Asia » India » Meghalaya » Shillong The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more