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The place

Monsoons at Nayalap

Monsoons at Nayalap

Like with the rest of the country, the mountains heave a sigh of relief when the monsoons arrive. There is an immediate layer of green – a coldness in the air, a fog to add to the mystery and the sound of cicadas signalling the beginning and the end of […]

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Spring at Nayalap

Spring at Nayalap

India has two major seasons with a week of autumn and spring in between. It’s only in the Himalayas and especially around this region of Shitlakhet and Salla Rautela that you get to see the beauty of spring. As winters recede, the days become warmer and you need to wear […]

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Keeping Nayalap wild

Keeping Nayalap wild

While I write this, it has been more than 4 years since Nayalap was started. During this time, there have been those who have loved staying in the middle of the forest. There have been others who have asked us about keeping in wild. Many would have preferred manicured lawns. […]

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"Red Rhododendron" by Jennifer C. is licensed under CC BY 2.0

A Scarlet Adventure

A Scarlet Adventure Uttarakhand is famous for its rhododendrons, which begin to bloom in the month of February and was my scarlet adventure. Taking a cue from the monkeys that love eating the flowers of this fruit, many have tried the juice of this flower. But a dish to be […]

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