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Himalayan Village: A Charming Mountain Resort Made of Local Materials in Northern India
Posted By Mark Boyer On June 11, 2012 @ 5:16 pm In carousel showcase,Eco Travel,gallery,Sustainable Building | No Comments
The Himalayan Village  is located in northern India’s Parvati Valley, which has become a destination for backpackers, rock climbers and nature lovers in recent years because of the area’s pristine natural beauty. The resort, which is situated on the banks of the Parvati River, is surrounded by a thick forest of deodar pine trees, and the cottages look out on distant snow-capped mountains.
The interiors of the 600 to 750-square-foot cottages are decorated with handcrafted wood furniture , handmade tussle silk curtains, and traditional brass fittings. The walls are plastered with dark brown mud (it looks nicer than it sounds). The resort also includes spa services, a traditional bar, and multiple on-site restaurants that serve a variety of Indian, Himachali and continental cuisines.
Via The News Himachal 
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 Pahari: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pahari_people
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