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Issue 28 | March 2004

Varanasi: City of Light, City of Life

DHOBY GHATS – each morning the holy ghats become dhoby ghats as the dhobies line up along the purpose laid rocks to beat the clothes into submission and cleanliness. Not...

Spinning  a Yarn With Allo

Spinning a Yarn With Allo

The Himalayan giant nettle, allo (Girardinia diversifolia) has been harvested for generations in the Himalayan region for the purpose of extracting fiber for making cloth. “A new type of allo...