The northeastern states of India just have opened up for tourism. Some of them, including Nagaland and Meghalaya, haven't been explored much.
Nongriat, a tiny little village close to the border of Bangladesh, is slowly becoming known for its Living Root Bridges. It can only be reached by walking about 3000 steps into a small valley, where silence and nature reign.
Only a few people live here, but all of them are incredibly hospitable.
One of them is Byron. We stayed at his place with his family for about 10 days and had some of the most peaceful days in our lives.
After dinner we regularly sat together at the bonfire and listened to Byron singing ancient songs in his original Khasi language.