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An Ancient Tradition in a Modern World Lokta paper is made by hand in the Himalayas of Nepal, and has been a tree-free source for paper in the region for over a thousand years. Now as an alternative to regular printer paper that is treated with bleach and other chemicals, Lokta Printer and Craft paper is the perfect solution for the eco-conscious and those wanting to bring an adventure to their printing projects. Vegetable-dyed with...

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There’s 364 other days to interact with technology. Take a little time off today, reduce your electricity usage. Meditate or even… 1. Go Outside It’s a shocker, but it’s easier to spend all day inside. Go for a walk, or a hike, or simply stand in some sunshine and take a deep breath. 2. Connect with the Earth Plant a tree, cultivate something already growing, even enjoy the fruit of the earth by eating raw...

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Ancient Paper Tradition Brought to You in a New Way 1,000-Year-Old Tradition at Your Printer’s Fingertips. There’s no paper quite like handmade lokta paper. It follows an ancient paper-making tradition in Nepal, and we are proud to introduce our handmade Lokta Natural Laser and Inkjet Computer Printer Paper. The paper is made from 100% Lokta bush fibers harvested from the Lokta bush which grows on the southern slopes of...

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In honor of the majestic tiger’s comeback, here are 4 Fun Facts about Tigers. 1. Tigers Have Round Pupils Ever wonder why the stare of a tiger is so entrancing? Tigers have circular pupils and not vertical pupil slights like other cats. Tigers hunt during the day whereas other cats hunt at night. 2. White Tigers are not Albino White tigers exist because of a recessive color variant and is found in Bengal tigers only. 3. A...

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It’s never too late to give a gift (unless it’s your anniversary that you’ve missed, then you’re in big trouble). For any other holiday, it’s never too late to find that last minute gift, and we’ve got some ideas for you. Something Unique: Nepali Traveler Journal (Nature’s Wool Edition) This new journal is one of the most unique we’ve ever made. The wool comes from Himalayan sheep, a mix...

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The newest Vegetable-dyed journal is our larger 6×9 inch Nepali Namaste Journal. This journal is perfect for meditative thoughts. Take a moment to relax and acknowledge the divine within others and within yourself. The Namaste 6×9 Journal gets its naturally covered covers from vegetable-dyes such as pomegranate husks & indigo (Sage), black walnut husks (Walnut), and Cutch wood resin (Terra Cotta). Handmade Paper for...

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The talented folks at Teton Gravity have put together a truly stunning video of some of the Himalayas most iconic peaks. The Video starts off in Kathmandu, Nepal and then traverses the Himalayas. How did they film these amazing shots? They state: Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up to 24,000 ft. on supplemental oxygen, these are some of the most stable, crisp, clear aerial shots of these...

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