Category Archives: Places


The Bottom Time

Nearly a quarter of a century back I had a dream of becoming a Mariner when I was an undergrad student doing my major in zoology. Two factors that were instrumental in leading me to […]

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Chasing ‘Wild strawberries’

During my recent trip to Himachal Pradesh with a couple of friends, I managed to visit an offbeat area around Jalori pass.  Two days were full of foggy forests, running streams, blooming wild flowers and whistling thrushes […]

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Plan and execute , don’t worry about results

I was in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, near Chandrapur, all of last week and went on 8 safaris in the park. It was much like an 8-course meal, with amazing encounters — which served as […]

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Frozen world of Tsomoriri

I just returned from frozen lakes of Ladakh , I have been to Tso-moriri  nearly 6 times in 5 years and every time it surprises or rather shocks me with its beauty and difference. This […]

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Agumbe – Rainforest

I wanted to visit Agumbe for so many years but the plan never materialized. This time it just happened over a long weekend.   Me, Vidya Venkatesh and Bhavna Menon, drove from Mumbai to Sirsi, […]

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Panna Tiger Reserve

Recently I visited Panna Tiger Reserve, in MP, to attend Capacity Building Workshop organized by  Last Wilderness  Foundation, Panna, in the central highlands of India is a pristine forest characterized by deep, rocky valleys and […]

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