Indeed, Small is Beautiful!

“During my 21/2 month stay at a beautiful homestay in Munsiyari, Uttarakhand, I came to see how putting people at the forefront of development, and not technology, could actually work.”


  ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lavanya Keshavamurthy is a freelancer. When she is not wandering and is at base camp in Bengaluru, she spends most of her time in her small, urban garden and wonders at the amount of unlearning to be done in the world we live in. She aspires to be a farmer one day. more

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  ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lavanya Keshavamurthy is a freelancer. When she is not wandering and is at base camp in Bengaluru, she spends most of her time in her small, urban garden and wonders at the amount of unlearning to be done in the world we live in. She aspires to be a farmer one day. more

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  • Santhinam

    Hi, I read your article and its really good.. How can i get in touch with you?  I am from an NGO called Bhoomi Network focussing on sustainability in Bangalore.. you can call me at 9449853834.Thanks

  • Vijay

    good to know that you are continuing your passion towards sustainability in whatever things you do… Kudos and very proud of you !!!

    • Lavanya

      Thanks Vijay

  • Manimaran

    Kindly visit this weekend getaway.
    Welcome to Kolli Hills. Just 6 hours drive (285 km) from Bangalore and 8 hours from Chennai (380 km), the majestic hills rising to 4500 feet have managed to keep itself hidden all these years. The hills are thickly forested, the air is clean, the villages small and the local people friendly.

    Kolli Hills has to be explored in a leissurely pace.Kolli Hills has been the top choice for nature lovers, hiking enthusiasts, trekking clubs and meditation practitioners among hill stations in Tamil Nadu. In comparison to other hill stations in Tamil Nadu, Kolli Hills is not commercialized, less polluted and offers unique mountain ranges.

    Manimaran Maharajan

    MOBILE: +919739700059
    manima2001@gmail.com

    http://kollihillresorts.weebly.com/

    • Lavanya

      Noted. Thanks Manimaran.

  • Nice article Lavanya. Shows your passion to un-learn and for sustainability. Regarding what you said on heated discussion, I suppose your other partner in discussion did not know the exact investment before saying it is expensive. Did she?

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    Travel rural India and home stay
    in village .

    We run ROSE Home stay Eco- Community
    Based Rural Tourism and hosting Global visitors, in the village-
    Sunargaon of Kanda, Distt- Bageshwar, Uttarakhand, India.

    We host tourists all year round, for people who want to experience
    life in rural India and the foothills of the Himalayas. These activities
    involve in increesing knowledg about rural Education, Culture, Heritage
    ,History, Environment,Ecology,Geography,Anthropology, Philonthrophy , Biodervisity,
    Minarals ,Organic farming ,Construction / Carpentary technology, Jewelary
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    , Film Shooting, Photography, Videography , Nature walk, Biodiversity watching,
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    Mr. Jeevan Verma

    http://bageshwar.nic.in/pages/display/55-excursion

    https://vimeo.com/16297812 ,

    Mobile- + 91 9412167186 or +91 8954868561

    Email- jeevan_rosekanda@yahoo.com

    Your small change can make a big difference to
    people living in hill area