A birding trip to Thattekad


When I started bird watching as a hobby back in 2017, my primary source of information and motivation was the many Facebook groups. Our country has a wide variety of beautiful species and seeing all those pictures from different parts of the country was truly inspiring. However, one particular species grabbed my attention — The …

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In God’s Own country, at the People’s own festival – Thrissur Pooram


It was peak summer time in Kerala, but I was determined to check out one item from my Bucket list and that was to witness 'Thrissur Pooram' in all its glory. Our Journey this time was on the chariots of Indian Railways. For an overnight journey I believe trains are the best option if you …

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Wonders Under and Above the Earth


It was the first day of a long weekend. While most of Bangalore was still slumbering, my wife and I had packed our bags and by 4AM we had hit the roads. This time our destination was a small hamlet somewhere in the State of Andhra Pradesh called Gandikotta. Known as 'The Grand Canyon of India', …

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