Tag: Nature

The Magic Of Ladakh: Land of High Passes

“So what has been your most magical moment in Ladakh?” ,S asks me as we sit by the gurgling stream on a cold night in Tso Moriri. It is a…
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The Paradise Called Yumthang Valley

The Apple blossom tree was drenched. Mist curled over the mountains in Lachung and I woke up to the sound of rain splashing on the window of my homestay room. In…
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Offbeat Kodaikanal experiences

I look out of the window, battling the forest chill as we ascend gradually towards Kodaikanal. My hand now freezing as I try to capture the mesmerising winding curves in…
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Kinner camps and the beauty of Sangla

I woke up to the whiff of a freshly baked cake.But I was at the Kinner camps in Sangla, Himachal Pradesh and this was definitely a hallucination ( err what…
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30 Photographs explain why Kerala is God’s own country

Kerala is nature's own poetry. While the fragrance of tea and the flavours of varied spices envelope you, the endless, velvety green tea gardens sprawl across like a blanket. The…
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Reliving The Jungle book at Kanha National Park

At 6.30 am, the jungles of Kanha were buzzing with activity. Sunlight rose steadily, filtering itself through the tall Sal trees and diverged in all possible directions. Dusty, serpentine paths…
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Keoladeo National Park: A birder’s delight

A misty morning and the winter chill welcome me as I stuff my numb hands deeper in my pockets. The outline of greenery in the fog becomes clearer as I walk…
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The Ranthambore Diaries

The Ranthambore Tiger reserve in Rajasthan,is one of the most popular reserves in India,famous for tiger spotting. The following is a travelogue written describing my first ever Ranthambore experience.  Part…
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Goverdhan Parikrama: Of faith and much more

  I am no fitness freak. My weight loss resolutions always get carried over to the next year and I can NEVER be on a diet. So when mom asked…
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