Tigeress at Ranthambore, India

An evening on the outskirts of Ranthambore National Park, brought me face to face with a Royal Bengal tigeress... Her eyes sparkling a fluorescent yellow-green, reflecting the jeep’s headlights. She knew that we would not move ahead till she kept

11 April, 2008 | Views: 4085

Knowing Srinagar in Garhwal Himalaya

Srinagar in Garhwal Himalaya

This Srinagar, unlike the better known capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is tucked away in Garhwal Himalaya's Alaknanda river vally. A populous and picturesque city, once the capital of kings of Tehri, is a great winter destination, I discovered this

09 April, 2008 | Views: 8327

Jim Corbett National Park - Traversing the buffer zone

Monkeys at Jim Corbett National Park

Ramnagar in the Himalayan foothills is a doorway to the famous tiger terrain - Jim Corbett National Park. Soon after the monsoon rains we explored the plush greens there. A visit to the jungle's buffer zone...

28 June, 2008 | Views: 15090

River Kosi - Jim Corbett National Park

Bird watching at Jim Corbett National Park

Tiger Camp on the outskirts of Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar, reverberated with our laughter. Our group of 60 got ready for a walk to the banks of river Kosi. We picked up tidbits of jungle wisdom from our guides while there.

06 April, 2008 | Views: 13820

Weekend at Nathdwara, Mewar

Nathdwara, Rajasthan

Nathdwara near Udaipur in Rajasthan, lured jewellers Renu and Neeraj Rastogi from Lucknow for a weekend visit. Having spent a colourful day with Shri Govardhan Nath, they share their kaleidoscopic experience here...

04 April, 2008 | Views: 11662

Trek to Tungnath, Chopta

Panchkedar, Tungnath temple, Chopta, garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand

234 km from Haridwar, the high altitude meadows of Chopta at 10,000ft and above, are a hidden haven in the Garhwal Himalayas. Chopta is part of Kedarnath sanctuary and home to the snow-leopard, musk deer and monal pheasant too. The 4 km mountain

04 April, 2008 | Views: 41316



Arvind Singh Mewar - Maharana Udaipur plays custodian

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