I never imagined that I would see scenery like this while visiting the rainforest of Valparai. It was just incredibly beautiful and serene. A place I would… Read more “The beauty of the backwaters in Valparai, Karnataka, India.”
Tiny little frogs of the rainforest in Valparai, Karnataka, India.
To get some macro pictures of some of the frogs was really a challenge. When it was pitch black I had to go out into the rainforest… Read more “Tiny little frogs of the rainforest in Valparai, Karnataka, India.”
Lion Tailed Macaques, LTM’s, in the Western ghats of India.
The lion tailed macaque or the wanderoo, is an old world monkey endemic to the Western ghats of South India. It’s one of the most endagered species… Read more “Lion Tailed Macaques, LTM’s, in the Western ghats of India.”
Gentle giants of the jungle.
Elephants are the gentle giants of the jungle. On my last trip to Bandipur I met this amazing flock of female elephants taking care of the baby… Read more “Gentle giants of the jungle.”
Bengal tigress having a swim in the jungle of Kabini.
It sure was incredible to see this tigress having an evening bath and swim. The Royal Bengal tiger has actually increased in numbers due to all the… Read more “Bengal tigress having a swim in the jungle of Kabini.”
Hanging with the monkeys.
Since I was in the area (Gurgaon) I just had to see my old “friends” the langurs. It was almost exactly two years since my last visit.… Read more “Hanging with the monkeys.”
The other day we paid a visit to one of the top ten sights here in Bangalore. Well, top ten sights according to some tourist books. I… Read more “Bangalore Palace.”
The houses here in the southern parts of India are a lot more colourful so it’s fantastic to have a little early morning stroll down a village… Read more “Colourful stroll.”
The smiling flower lady-the happy “mallaah” maker.
I met this happy mallaah maker just outside one of the many temples around. She looked so happy sitting there on the ground making the necklaces out… Read more “The smiling flower lady-the happy “mallaah” maker.”
A village filled with colours-Colours of India.
A morning ride along the road led me into this colourful little village. It was the temple that led me here but I didn’t even get a… Read more “A village filled with colours-Colours of India.”