Birdwatching

The Renegades of Jilling

The Renegades of Jilling

(Originally published in The Indian Express Sunday Magazine, 21st May 2017) “What if you two drive off a cliff and die? All business is now…

In the Land of Jungle Book – Kanha National Park

In the Land of Jungle Book – Kanha National Park

(This article was originally published in Mid-Day Travel section) Wildlife safaris are always full of expectations, surprises, and disappointments. The feverish anticipation and wonderful surprises…

stay @Jupuri Ghar

stay @Jupuri Ghar

During our travels, more often than not we have seen that the state tourism resorts/hotels tend to be the best place to stay—they get the…

A Short Trek to Vyagreshwar

An ancient Shiva temple on a hilltop. Reaching there involves a medium trek. A waterfall atop adds to the excitement. The trek, organised by Nature…

Mumbai Winter Visitors Turn Pink

By this time, they would’ve already set off to Kutch or getting ready for the journey. When we met them in December, they were busy…

Birds of Tadoba

Birds of Tadoba

Tadoba has a rich bird life with over 160 varities either  residing or visiting seasonally. The main lake in the middle and couple of other…

Birding at Uran

Most often, one misses the simple pleasures and beauties near home. We knew Uran had something to offer for bird watchers, but had never ventured….

Birding at Nannaj Grasslands

The Great Indian Bustard didn’t reveal itself to us. But our birding experience at Nannaj Bird Sanctuary wasn’t disappointing. We spotted many other birds (don’t…

Karnala Revisited

One of our early treks was to Karnala. Karnala, with its thump-shaped pinnacle on its top cant be missed when you take the Mumbai-Goa highway….