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When you stay at Wildflower Hall, near Shimla, you may find it almost impossible to pry yourself away from the large bay windows of your room. A sunrise over the Himalayas or a sunset over the giant cedars would prompt a prosaic banker to spout poetry! Stoke the spirit of togetherness within your spacious, sun-kissed room, where Burmese teak flooring and colonial touches lace the ambience with nostalgia.
Nothing is more rewarding for city dwellers than the opportunity to take off for the serene and bracing environment of the hills. While the lower reaches of the Himalayas boast of numerous hill-stations, each prettier than the other, there are still many others that remain off the oft-visited track.
As we savoured our alfresco breakfast, we felt a stab of nostalgia; an acute awareness of what we city dwellers have lost.
We were in the charming village of Satoli, an hours drive from Mukteshwar in the Kumaon hills, and the luxe One Partridge Hill was our vacation rental for a three-day weekend getaway.
Aug 16, 2017 - And last fortnight, I decided to get going ...towards Satoli, not too far from ... after reaching Satoli and settling down in a lovely cottage — One Partridge Hill .... And now when newscomes in of the passing away of Sayeeduddin ...
This octogenarian is the last surviving master craftsman of the fading Likhai woodwork tradition of Kumaon.
A million wrinkles crease his face; his eyes are clouded with age. But 89-year-old wood carver Ganga Ram
Uttarakhand, a hilly state in northern India, has the kind of lush mountainous landscape that could be mistaken for a stolen slice of paradise planted on earth. Satoli, an hours drive from frenetic Bhimtal, is a village of around 300 souls, encircled by the humped Kumaon Hills. In the distance, the snow-cuddled Himalayan massifs heave on the horizon like stony behemoths.
In quest of serenity and tranquility, far away from the urban cacophony, I along with
my spouse set forth for Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand. Mukteshwar is a pleasing ...
Satoli? The name did not really ring a bell when a friend suggested we go there…. Mukteshwar, the hill station that lies in its vicinity did…But not too keen to visit the latter we decided on Satoli — a small village tucked away in the hills of Kumaon.
After waiting for years, PURNIMA SHARMA finally gets a call from the mountains, and she laps up every moment of her stay at Satoli
It was after a good 20 years that I kept my date with the mountains.
One Partridge Hill is built on a hill top in a small village called Satoli. Satoli is a very tiny populated village nestled in the Kumaon Region of Uttrakhand. You can reach this place via Bhimtal taking the road that leads to Almora.
Delhi has a hill station to call its own - Nainital of course! We love the place for its cool weather, for its pretty greens, for the welcoming locals, for all the adventures & so much more! However, today we want to take you a little farther up. Perched atop the high Kumaon Hills, there’s this serene village of Satoli near Mukteshwar.