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In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These "living bridges" are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made wooden structure bridges. Because of the relentless rain in Meghalaya's jungles, wooden structures would rot away. These root bridges are self-strengthening, becoming more sturdy ...

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Seven Sisters' Photo Of The Day: Beautifully clear Umngot river, 96 km from Shillong, Meghalaya is a paradise unexplored. Photo by Roman Saini @RomanSaini

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Serenity by the Umiam Lake, Shillong

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The start of our Rickshaw Run Journey around India. Pondicherry to Shillong in 14 days - the long way!

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