Soon after my Trip toImphal, I had to visit Aizawl, the state capital of Mizoram. As with most north-eastern states of India, Mizoram is relatively unknown to tourists, and breathtakingly beautiful!
I was in Aizawl in the summer of 2013. August, I think. Having had to go there for a day for work, I had some time to myself in the evening and of course, early morning, which I utilized in walking around the city.
The airport for Aizawl is at Lengpui, about 30 kms from the city. The airport itself is unique; it is 1 of the only 3 airports in India with table-top runways, (i.e. the runway is on top of a plateau). There are many hilly streams flowing below the runway. As the aircraft approaches the airport and it is announced that the flight is about to land, you wonder where…
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