India Through the Eyes of Ellen Churchill Semple

 

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Lepcha Hut

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The Lepcha people are said to be the original inhabitants of Sikkim, a landlocked Indian state in the east in the Himalayan foot hills close to the borders of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. Lepcha have a simple lifestyle and live mostly on paddy, cardamom and oranges. The Lepcha hut is usually made of bamboo and is raised 5 feet above the ground on stilts.

The Lepcha people are said to be the original inhabitants of Sikkim, a landlocked eastern Indian state located in the Himalayan foot hills surrounded by Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. Lepcha have a simple lifestyle and live mostly on paddy, cardamon and oranges. The Lepcha hut is usually made of bamboo and is raised 5 feet above the ground on stilts.

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http://wikitravel.org/en/Sikkim

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