David Scott Trail, Meghalaya 2021

The history surrounding the David Scott Trail is rather interesting. Do you know why the trail was named so? It was named after a British administrator by the name of David Scott. He was sent to India during British Raj and worked in North-east India for over 30 years. During his tenure, David Scott built a 100 km road that connected India and Bangladesh. It was a trade route. The present-day David Scott trail is a part of this route. It extends from Mawphlang to Lad-mawphlang.

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