Land Like No Other

Auto Today|August 2019

Land Like No Other

Situated just below the eastern Himalayas, Assam is known as the land of the blue hills and green valleys. Pratik Rakshit travels with Honda for a short trip to the North-East

Pratik Rakshit

One of the perks of being an automotive journalist is the constant travel to beautiful locations. So when the invite came to travel with Honda for its annual drive, I was the first one to grab it. A group of 26 journalists were invited to explore the entry point of the ‘Seven Sisters’, Assam. After being ruled by the Ahom clan of Myanmar for 600 years and then colonized by British East India Company, it eventually formed into a state, and derived its name from Ahom word ‘Axom’, meaning ‘The Land Like No Other’.

We arrived at Guwahati a day prior and were given a brief on our route. Joining us were the brand’s latest products, the compact sport SUV, CR-V and the sleek Civic. When questioned about the sedan’s credential for what lies ahead, quickly came a confident response, “Why not”?


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August 2019