In continuation of a post on the Western Ghats written long back, presenting a photo story of this magical place. It takes a thousand words to describe one picture and my words are really not sufficient to describe how astounding this hill range is in monsoon season. Moreover, pictures speak louder than words. ... Continue Reading →
As the first rays of dawn kissed the porch of the little house, my father woke us up to witness the beautifully lit morning sky that greeted us. The sun peeked through the slits of dense forest covers and the birds were chirping their hearts out. The fresh morning dew filled the ambiance with misty fragrance while the sun-rays radiated the greenery around us.
We have a saying in Ladakh especially for the unforgiving winter "The Land is so barren and the passes so high that only the worst of our enemies or the best of our friends would want to visit us".
Ma'am,the camel carts are ready, a voice came from outside our tent at Dhordo tent city near the Great Rann of Kutch. The Tent city was set-up for the Rann Utsav with hunderds of tents set-up in a beautiful way.Shops showcasing different handicrafts and embroidery of Gujarat. After a long ride and travel through some... Continue Reading →
As we made ourselves cozy inside the homestay in a small village surrounded by the Sahyadris and sipped tea along with authentic Maharashtrian snacks, it rained and thundered outside. Dusk was falling and refreshing breeze was blowing , with camera in hand and the windcheater, we started our walk around the village. Frequent lightning and... Continue Reading →
Have you ever been to a place filled with carpet of colorful flowers? Do you know we have one such place in Maharashtra, just few hours drive from Mumbai? The Kaas Plateau or Kaas Pathar situated 280 kms from the city of Mumbai and 25 kms from Satara is another mesmerizing place. Every year during... Continue Reading →
Gir National Park is one of the most popular tourist place in Gujarat.Spread across an area of 1412 sq.km,it is home diverse flora and fauna. Located in the Junagarh district of Gujarat, Gir is home to the majestic Asiatic lions and its population has been consistently increasing since its establishment. According to the Asiatic lion... Continue Reading →
"Climb the mountain and get their good tidings.Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.The wind will flow their freshness into you and the storms their energy, while the cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -John Muir True to what "John of the Mountains"- A great American author,naturalist, adventurer, philosopher and... Continue Reading →
Being born in a mountainous region, I have this great affinity towards mountains. The place where mountains and hills lies, there lies my heart and my soul. My first encounter with the Western Ghats was when I visited Mumbai for the first time.We were looking for a weekend getaway when a friend suggested us to... Continue Reading →