Corbett’s Heritage: Himalayan haven

Mother and Baby Elephant at Jim Corbett National Park, India

Dhanu our guide regaled with information and anecdotes from the jungle. He marvelled at the sensitivity and focus of the foreigners when visiting Corbett.

22 July, 2010 | Views: 7669

Birds around IITK, Uttar Pradesh Photo Journal

brown headed barbet at IITK, in Kanpur, Gangetic plains, North India

A cool canal just outside IIT Kanpur provides the perfect setting for feathered friends to thrive in. The birds seen here are a common sample of the fauna of the Gangetic plains. Crows, mynas, sparrows, babblers, warblers, barbets, bee eaters,

19 June, 2010 | Views: 12917


Monkey mela in Lucknow

Red bottomed rhesus monkey

Living right next to the Lucknow Zoo, I’m beginning to doubt my residential address; thanks to the monkey brigade in my courtyard! The morning wake-up roar of the lions and call of the Hooku bander used to a distant reminder of the

26 September, 2008 | Views: 7230

Butterflies in our midst

Butterflies in city life

Dyed yellow by the June sun, Himalayan butterflies accompanied me inquisitively all the way up the hill to Neelkath. To them, my open jeep was just another drab-coloured flying insect may be, but faster.

17 July, 2008 | Views: 8169



Manali in January

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