Category Archives: travel

Jewel of the mangroves

The jewel of the mangroves had been luring me since last year to make a visit to Bhitarkanika, a small mangrove sanctuary in coastal Orissa. The name itself had a lyrical ring about it – “bhitar” = interior and “kanika” … Continue reading

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Paradise Found – A trip to the beautiful Nicobar islands – Part 1

Where does one start to describe the trip of a lifetime? In December ’15 I spent 12 days between Great Nicobar and Central Nicobar enjoying the pristine, untouched beauty of the islands (a selfish thank you to Govt of India … Continue reading

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Travel eco-friendly

Travel is one of the joys of life. The thrill of going to a new place, meeting new people, having new experiences, cannot be described. India is a great place for a traveller, with a variety of cultures, habitats, climates … Continue reading

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A journey to the Easternmost road in India

Since the report last year of Black-browed Tit and other rarities from Walong in eastern Arunachal Pradesh, I had been itching to go there and when a chance presented itself in January 2014, I grabbed it whole-heartedly. So at the … Continue reading

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In the killing fields of Nagaland

On the 6th of May 2013, Rajneesh Suvarna, Jitendra Bhatia, Suja Rangaswamy and myself were on the way back from Pungro in Eastern Nagaland to Kohima. We had been in Nagaland for 6 days and had noticed that guns were … Continue reading

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“Dally” birding – Part 1

New Year resolution – write more frequently! 🙂 27 Nov 2010 An impromptu decision to spend a birding weekend in Delhi (ostensibly to intersect with hubby’s holiday in the north) found me landing at Delhi airport in the wee hours … Continue reading

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An action packed Q1 2010

A flurry of trips in the first 3 months of this year, none of which I have managed to blog about, as I have been drowning under a deluge of work the last few months (yeah right, just an excuse … Continue reading

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