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  • n. Plural form of shola.


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  • Southern India, from which, unhappily, the far more beautiful ancient groves ( "sholas") have now almost disappeared.

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  • In the Anamalais, fig trees from the sholas are felled or lopped to feed camp elephants.

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  • ‘Biaidh an taifrionn gan sholas duit a bhean shalach.’

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  • En route, we traversed endemic dense sholas and grasslands, naturalised introduced forests of eucalyptus, wattle, pine, cypress and acacia; and the upper reaches of the famous Korakundah organic tea estates. Recent Updates

  • The most easily accessible sholas are around the Forest Rest House. Recent Updates

  • When we look around at what people do in Munnar for fun, they go up to a place called Top Station to look at the views, or they go on an elephant ride or walk through the sholas. Recent Updates

  • Some of the paths the pickers have to negotiate in the sholas, in order to do their job, are incredibly vertiginous, I'd want danger money to have to walk up and down some of them. Recent Updates

  • I had great fun with some of the tea pickers at one of the sholas, I took their photos and showed them the images, they laughed and laughed, it was really nice to see them having a bit of fun. Recent Updates

  • Or, stay at Popperai tonight and take the hillier Thekkady through the sholas route from here tomorrow, 76kms. Recent Updates

  • Hundreds of cadets carrying placards with messages like "Nature's first enemy is non-degradable plastic", and "Let us save the grasslands and sholas," participated.

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