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Forest Rest Houses of Uttarakhand: A Living Natural and Cultural Heritage

Art / Photobook

By: Anjali Bharthari Ravi(Author)

170 pages, colour photos, maps

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Paperback | Jan 2014 | #214880 | ISBN-13: 9788121108799
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $97/€85 approx

About this book

Language: English

Forest Rest Houses in Uttarakhand forests are remotely located and are a haven to experience solitude and be one with nature. They provide a gamut of activities along with giving a peep into the local culture and the mythological beliefs which have an element of truth and take you by surprise. There is an attempt to share with the visitor the culture of using these FRHs which were a means to conduct Forestry activity and enjoy the pristine beauty and wildlife.

This book with more than 125 FRHs reaches out to an audience who may want to explore the rich natural and cultural heritage associated with these FRHs. It leads the visitor to the heritage buildings deep in the Forests, which have unique architectural elements and several stories associated with them. Being the first of its kind it wishes to take along the explorer to dream of these sites with almost 200 pictures not only making it an interesting read but inspiring the visitor to reach out to them.

The book may as well be a collection of India’s most cherished lesser known destinations to experience the splendor of the yester years in a unique form, and place them on the tourist map of the world.

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