12nd edition of Gulmarg's Igloo Cafe: Coutesy Basit Zargar
2India's first Igloo Cafe started by the Kolahoi Green Hotel & Resorts in Gulmarg opened on Friday for the second consecutive year.
3The staff of Kolahoi group said that this year's Igloo is much bigger than the one they had built last year
4Measuring 44.50 ft diameter with a height of 37.50 ft and 48 inch thick walls, the igloo café has tables and chairs are made of ice.
5Animal hides are placed on the ice chairs to ensure thermal insulation
6Fresh snow is sprayed on the igloo every day as it needs continuous maintenance
7The café will remain open till mid-March
8Hotelier Syed Waseem Shah says that it took 64 days to set up the igloo
9The management claims that this is the biggest igloo cafe in the world and they have applied for the Guinness World Record