Monthly Archives: October 2009

Ode to a lake unknown

We set out at six – the intrepid trio of G, J and U En route checking Madivala lake for a pelican or two. We found a dozen, but alas the lake was quite over-run With water hyacinth spreading everywhere … Continue reading

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Diwali rambles around Pune

Wonder of wonders – we are in Pune, on Diwali night, and it is possible to have a conversation at the dinner table! Usually it is one uninterrupted explosion of noise, and the only thing one can do is stuff … Continue reading

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Birding in the Pink City

During the Dussehra holiday we went on a Rajasthan trip with dad, starting from Jaipur, to Bharatpur, Ranthambhore and back to Jaipur. Drove ~700 km in dad’s new Spark. What a fabulous car, and so much fun to drive! Before … Continue reading

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B. M. Betta adventure – 13 Sep ’09

“We leave at 5AM sharp!” from Suvi was the whip “Unearthly hour even for birders!” in protest did we quip BM Betta will be worth it, just wait and see So we set our alarms and reluctantly did agree. Some … Continue reading

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