India, Shillong Guide (B): The Ultimate Shillong Shopping Guide
I had big expectations when I was going to visit Meghalaya. As the most popular stop for tourists in North East India, I knew it just had to be amazing! I saw these pictures of green forests, waterfalls, hills and the root bridges.
So when I landed in the bustling city of Shillong, I have to admit that it wasn’t the ‘Scotland of the East’ I had envisioned. Although it is technically a hill station, to me, it was just another congested city. I did see some pretty cherry blossoms on the way up, but that was about it!
But, that doesn’t mean to say that I didn’t have a good time or I wouldn’t go back. I actually ended up having the best time there!
The busy market places in Shillong should be on anyone’s list visiting Meghalaya. They are so diverse, entertaining and even mind blowing. Through the labyrinth of stalls, you’ll meander through clothes, meat, vegetables, spices, natural sponges and interesting fruits.
Here’s the ultimate shopping guide to Shillong and top tips for exploring the bustling bazaars here. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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