Tweet I saw a Small Minivet for the first time at Bharatpur. The male of the species is so colorful! As I just had one day at the park I decided to start early whereas Chhavi and Seshadri joined me later. Till that time I was walking without a guide. I did not spot this [...]
Tweet I stayed in the park from about 7.30 am to 6.30 pm with a short break for lunch. And I still feel my pictures are rushed. In a hurry today, will leave you with this picture only.
Tweet I just got back from Bharatpur. Thought I would share this picture of an adult Painted Stork. I was told that after many years of no water in the sanctuary, 2012 has been a reasonable year. Our guide mentioned that there is an agreement for water with Chambal now and the park should revive in [...]
Tweet Don’t cheat, don’t scroll down the page in advance to see whom I met. You have to hear out my tale first. I read about him and heard of him much before I met him. I gobbled up a fascinating book by him on Everest with record speed. In a world full of things [...]
Tweet It was January 14 (yes that is correct, I am not talking about Feburary 14) and I was with my friends at Barkul, Chilika Lake. We decided to get up early to catch the sunrise. January 14 is Makar Sankranti, a religious festival in India, which is a harvest festival. There are so many major and [...]
Tweet I went to Suryagarh at Jaisalmer in January and had a fabulous time there. The complete Suryagarh Jaisalmer story is now up at Gonomad. Do read the story. In the process I looked the other way, over the wall and saw a helicopter parked at the premises. I asked Pallavi who has been to the [...]