During the course of the past three weeks I had been to Kolasib, Saiha, Tuipang L, Lawngtlai and Lunglei. The mode of transport had all been Sumo maxi cab except for the motorbike trip to Tuipang L.
I paid 150 for Aizawl to Kolasib on a Guwahati bound Sumo but 180 on return to a regular Kolasib-Aizawl service. The most I’ve paid is 700 for Aizawl-Saiha followed by 330 for Lunglei-Aizawl. Besides these, I spent 200 for Saiha to Lawngtlai and the same amount for Lawngtlai to Lunglei.
What are you doing in Kolasib? Ka zin mai mai (Just traveling). Ok. What exactly are you doing in Kolasib? Well I quit my job to travel all over Mizoram and I am starting here. This question and answer combo repeated a handful of times during the trip both with people I met physically and with my friends on Whatsapp.
Yes the good news is I kickstarted my Pan-Mizoram tour earlier this week. I spent two nights at Kolasib, a district capital in Mizoram. As of writing this I am back at home. My next destination is Saiha in South Mizoram. Continue reading →