Chipping Away At Their Lives

A far-flung village in Almora district could soon become history due to a silent killer: termites.  Just like the rest of the Kumaon region, Lambari is a picture-perfect hamlet. But zoom in a little closer and you will find that the villagers out there don’t really feel at home. The source of their despair is…

Water Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink

Deghat (Almora): Located at the confluence of the Vinod and Mashangadi rivers is the township of Deghat. It is the last motor-head of Almora district and marks the Kumaon-Garhwal border with Pauri and Chamoli Garhwal on one side and Almora on the other. Despite being traversed by two hill rivers throughout the year, drinking water…