Pixels & Compositions

Bharatpur – Keoladev Ghana bird sanctuary 2014

Bharatpur – Keoladev Ghana bird sanctuary Photography Tour: 15 to 17 Jan 2015 click here for details & registration World’s best birding location wiith more than 350 birds, fish, snakes, lizards, turtles, deer, jackals etc. You can walk on foot, hire bicycle or cycle rikshaw and stay in the park whole day in amazing pleasant […]

Bandhavgad 2013

Bandhavgarh National Park in India located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh state. Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968, with an area of 105 km². The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni and totals 437 km². The park derives its name from the most prominent hillock of […]

Ranganthittu – Kabini – 2008

One of the best places in the world to see the Asian Elephant, the Kabini reservoir is witness to a great spectacle, where huge congregations of Elephants and other big game converge to quench their thirst. For birdwatchers it is a treat with over 300 species found in these forests. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary located near […]

Amboli before 2013

Amboli is an excellent place to see and photograph a myriad of wonders from the great undergrowths! Insects and butterflies, amphibians, snakes and other such members of the animal kingdom make Amboli a delight for the true wildlifer!

Spiti Valley

The Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The name “Spiti” means “The Middle Land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India.

KAAS flower plateau 2011

Had a very quick trip to Kaas flower plateau this year. Not much photos but the highlight of the trip was the sighting of a Rat snake giving a stand and as if dancing joyfully. Watch the video after the jump.

Ganesh festival: Anant Chaturdashi, last day of the Hindu festival of Lord Ganesh

It marks the end of 10 day long public festival initiated by Indian Freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1893 with an intention to bring together the communities and generate nationalistic fervor among people. In Pune the festival is celebrated in a big way and a well organised procession is taken out on this […]

Dahi Handi- The festival of Human pyramids

In Maharashtra state of India, during the festival of Dahi-Handi, human pyramids reach out and break a hanging earthen pot (known as Handi) filled with butter to celebrate Lord Krishna’s mischievous side. Organized teams (known as ‘Pathaks’) of people (known as the Govindas) compete with each other and travel all across the city to breaking […]

Kaas Flower plateau- Till 2010

Kaas’ also known as the Valley of flowers of Maharashtra (although it’s a plateau and not a valley). At 1200m elevation Kaas is a big lateritic plateau 160 km from Pune in Satara district of western part of Maharashtra, India within the Deccan area. The laterite soil ( red soil produced by rock decay; contains […]

Rafting at Kundalika

About 2.5 to 3 hours drive from Pune and Mumbai, Kundalika river, located in the virgin forests below the Mulshi and Bhira Dams offers a unique opportunity for white water rafting. The rafting route is 14 km stretch which takes about 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the force of the flowing water. There are […]