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These People Are Obsessed with Their Succulent Collection and We See Why

The succulent craze is taking over the world (well the Instagram world atleast!).  We know atleast one friend, who is crazy over succulents – and it’s a growing tribe! So we reached out to some of the people in Northeast, India, who are somewhat obsessed with growing succulents as a hobby.We caught up with them to check out their collection, their most prized item from their collection, and of course, to hear from them directly as to what it means to grow succulents as a hobby. Note : Succulents are plants that store water in their stems, roots, and leaves, and they exist in beautiful shapes – some of them imitating interesting flowers, forms – and hence making them an interesting collector interest 1. Imchawapang Walling “Succulent and cactus as a hobby is very addictive and needs a lot of patience but the joy and pleasure you derive from keeping those delicate plants alive is worth all the effort. Eulychnia castanea cv. varispiralis cristata, is my most prized item. It’s a very rare crested form very much sought after …

Visit Nagaland’s Tuophema Village to Experience a Unique and Offbeat Getaway

Set amidst the vast expanse of the mountains, lies a tiny village on a hilltop with a panoramic view, carpeted with greenery. A pleasant reminder of unconventional living in the times of being bogged down amidst concrete forests in a technology-driven world : Nagaland’s beautiful Tuophema village. For an enthusiastic traveller wanting to explore more, a visit to the nonchalant Tuophema village is a visual treat and more. You will be introduced to the rich history of Angami Nagas and the folklore that aligns beautifully with the village. The locals have dutifully maintained the village and take care of the large variety of wildflowers and cherry blossoms that adorn its pathways. The village has 12 attractive tourist huts with the necessary equipment for visitors to enjoy a comfortable stay. Why do people enjoy coming to the village? Tourists from far and wide enjoy visiting the village for a unique travelling experience. You will often find a traveller talk about the incredible hospitality of the locals here. However, there isn’t much to do. Tuophema village is actually …