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Travel to Assam in August' 2017 - Part-2

"I went to sleep that night while being very excited since we planned to go next morning to a nearby village where one of the priest of a temple wanted us to see the agarwood trees in his courtyard that had grown big and were showing signs of infection. If the trees looked good for distillation, my distiller friend would buy those trees from him. The hotel room was warm and cosy and I had no difficulty falling asleep quickly although I was woken in between all through the night by the sound of heavy rains that lashed very loudly on the roof of my room which was made of metal tiles. It rained all night and very heavily which...

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Travel to Assam in August' 2017 - Part-2

Assam Travelogue in Discovery of Wild Agarwood - 1 A Spontaneous Plan to Travel to Assam In the month of August of the year 2017, I travelled to interiors of Assam to meet my distiller friend. The trip had been planned just a few weeks before when I realised there were quite a few off days from my work in the middle of August. I booked my tickets very quickly while forgetting that it would be the time period when monsoon makes a late surge in Assam bringing in heavy rainfall in the region almost every year. This was to bring me some surprises, few of them pleasant, and few of them, not so pleasant. Rain Brings in Few Surprises......

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