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DON'T MISS: Amazing pictures of India's North East!

Last updated on: July 03, 2013 17:56 IST

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Rediff.com's Uttam Ghosh visited Arunachal Pradesh, Shillong and Assam and returned with these memories

We begin with this rather cute picture of young monks at the Tawang monastery.

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This stunning image has been shot from an army canteen offering a foggy view of the Shungetser Lake.

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Up next is this photograph of the Se La, the world's highest motorable high-altitude mountain pass. Located at an elevation of 13,700ft, the pass connects Tawang town to Tezpur and Guwahati. It is also the arterial road the links Tawang to the rest of the country.

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Up next is this photograph of the Tawang Monastery, the largest in India. The monastery complex has some 65 residential buildings among other structures and is one of the most beautiful places to visit.

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The Shillong peak, located about 10 km from the city offers panaromic views of Shillong. Here a family of tourists from Tamil Nadu pose for photographs dressed in a Khasi costume.

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Don't be surprised if you hear gunfire if you're nearby... the signboard in the picture stands quite close to the highest artillery firing centre. This is en route Shungetser Lake.

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Up next are photographs of army bunkers and the Tawang valley

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A window to the world -- a ladel is seen through a window of a dhaba on the way to Se La.

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Seen next is a classic example of Tibetan paintings on a small temple at the Dirang Valley. The valley itself is located between Bomdilla and Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh at 4910 ft above sea level and is, among other things, known for its hot water springs.

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Seen here is a bridge over the River Sangti near Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh. Known for its picturesque valleys, the village is also a home for black-necked cranes that migrate here from Tibet.

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A road worker takes a break -- shot on the way to Se La

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The thing about yaks is that you'll see them mostly on t-shirts. It takes a fair bit of driving around to higher altitudes to find a live one.

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Up next is a detail of a sculpture on the gate to Se La.

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The gate to Se La. While this pass does receive heavy snowfall during the winters, it is for most part open throughout the year unless of course there are landslides or the snow blocks the path.

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Next up is this picture of a local labourer carrying on with her chores along with her baby. I wonder how they work in such extreme climate with the children, most workers I spotted on the way to tawang were women.

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A typical home on the roadside complete with firewood and running water from the mountain streams, on way to Shungetser Lake. The little child was very tourist friendly even waved at us. The children are very well dressed and look like they are just ready to walk into a Mumbai mall.

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Firewood on a rainy day inside Tawang Monastery.

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Yin and Yang! The canine population at the Bomdilla Monastery guest house.

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Cattle market near Nellie, Assam. (Always wanted to come to Nellie since the massacre here in the '80s that shook the nation).

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Up next is this picture of a Khasi mother with her children at the Shillong Cathedral.

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And finally, this one's shot at the Shillong Lake where tourists are trying to pose for a picture with the geese.

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