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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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“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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Through the looking grass *

I never can resist the chance to spend a few days in the city of my birth and childhood memories, the place that will always be “home” – Kolkata. A trip to Nameri/Kaziranga in March presents just such a chance, … Continue reading

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