Birds of Sundarbans

Birds of Sundarbans

We were in the boat cruising along the waters, keeping an eye out for any movement, any bird or animal that might be about..Our Guide Nityananda was up and about with his binoculars, scanning the area, for miles beyond.. I kid you not~ A UNESCO World Heritage Site,...

Off to the Blue Hills… and around

This year has been quite good, touch wood! Rather, this month has been good i should say. I have managed to revisit Delhi, spend time with uncle and cousin, explore a few new places and it was an opportunity to do something for the 1st time, travel with mom.  And...

A Day in Daroji

An overnight train journey from Bangalore brought us to Hospet, and within minutes of getting off the train, we were on the road to the Sloth Bear Resort. This was my first visit to Hampi and as cliché as it sounds, in many ways it was indeed “a dream coming true”....

[Skywatch Friday]- Where Mangroves rule the water

The journey through the green fields and empty roads took me to the place that is home to the 2nd Largest  Mangrove forest in the world.. I was at Pichavaram, about 15-16 kms ahead of Chidambaram.  It should take about 4hrs from Chennai...

Pulicat, Land of Flamingos

It was a warm Saturday morning when i was on the road to Pulicat… This destination had been evading us for a while and finally, we were heading there… 🙂  Along the way, there were multiple stops where we did some bird watching and ofcourse...