What makes Shillong the Scotland of the East?

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Ever been to the East? You’ll get to see and revel in the beauty of Scotland. Yes, you heard it right. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is jaw-droppingly beautiful. You must have heard the analogy made between Shillong and Scotland. The beauty of both the places is unparalled and breathtaking. Shillong, which is located in the Seven Sisters of India is a treat to the eyes. Not only the first letter of the two places is similar, the spectacular views these places offer are what really takes the cake. Also, the place is home to educational institutes. If Scotland has been on your wander-list, hold your itchy feet, and plan a trip to Shillong.

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When you hit Shillong, the hills and bracing mountains will greet you as if you’re in the lap of Scotland. Shillong tours people through the scenic mountainous areas of Scotland which are no less than a feast. Become a Luddite for some hours and take in the gorgeous beauty of streams flowing around. The meandering roads will smooth your way for the road trip you’ve been meaning to take since forever a day. Enjoy the enchanting journey and shoot the breeze while on the way towards your destination.
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The refreshing lakes in Shillong remind one of Scotland. All the nature lovers tickle pink when they land in Shillong. The awe-inspiring lakes and pools can make your time worthwhile. The lakes and pools in Shillong and Scotland are alike. These two places are like two peas in a pod.

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The cultural sensibilities of both Shillong and Scotland are no different. The two places have a culture that they are proud of; there are various festival organised which  trots out the cultural significance of the place. Break the tradition by breaking the tradition in Shillong and shake a leg or two with the performers to get a taste of Shillong’s heritage. The music festivals will leave your eyes wide open for the reason that these will arrest you and you’ll savour every moment with joy.

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Both places have their own similar charm. They don’t disappoint you, they are a vessel to your complete and veritable entertainment. If you are a wild traveller, don’t think twice and head to Shillong. There are places which are calm, cool and undisturbed. Some specific places are marked by such serenity and pulchritude that you’ll wind up in a tent there with your coterie.What-makes-Shillong-the-Scotland-of-the-East?

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There’s no two ways about it that Shillong is the doppleganger of Scotland. The two places are just like the twins who furnish you with amazing vistas that leave you with high spirits. Next time someone plans a trip to Scotland, tell them to go to Shillong instead. Well, you can thank us later for the pointer.

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