Shillong, the capital of the state of the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya (literally home of the clouds) is a beautiful hill station at an altitude of 1500 metres

close to tea gardens,
the famous Cherrapunji
and national parks
The region is home to diverse tribal people, notably the matrilineal Khasis

who among other activities interpret their dreams in numbers and predict scores to bet on a daily game of archery.