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Kumaon

Fruit served with breakfast

Sankar Sridhar

The estate on a foggy morning

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The traditional stone walls of the bathroom hold all variety of mod cons

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Rustic elegance in a bedroom at the Estate

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Morning tea in the courtyard

Sankar Sridhar

Staff at the Estate carry lanterns

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Rituals at the Jageshwar temple

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A Kumaoni woman

Sankar Sridhar

Itmenaan Estate, hidden among pine groves

Sankar Sridhar

Kumaon’s Munsiyari offers dramatic views of snow-capped peaks

Sonia Jabbar