ranthambhore tiger kill
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Ranthambhore Tiger Kill – A story in pictures

It was going to be my final safari of this short trip to Ranthambhore, a national park famous for its Tigers, located in the western state of Rajasthan in India. Ranthambhore is the first national park I ever visited back in 2008, and also my first wild Tiger sighting happened in Ranthambhore, so it is …

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Bera leopard hills
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Leopard hills of Bera

There are only a handful of places in the whole world where sighting of a Cat as elusive as a Leopard is a near certainty. At the first glance, the unassuming rocky hillocks in southern fringes of Rajasthan look the least like a wildlife sanctuary, leave alone giving a promise of Leopard sightings. As I …

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desert national park
Wildlife & Nature

Date with Desert Cat

Nov 2016. It was my 4th trip to Desert National Park (DNP)in Jaisalmer and my friend’s first. I had already seen the likes of Great Indian Bustard, King Vulture, Cream Courser and desert fox etc in my previous trips. Out of my newly acquired fascination of small cats, I was very keen to see a …

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slovenia brown bears
Wildlife & Nature

Spotting Brown bears of Slovenia

Slovenia is one of the top countries in Europe for sighting of Brown Bears along with Finland. So much so that bears from Slovenia have been relocated to neighbouring countries like Austria, Italy and France. Some More Brown Bears Statistics It is said that in the 18th century Brown Bears used to be very common …

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bosnia travel
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Glimpses from Bosnia

Bosnia is a country in Balkan peninsula that was formed in 1992 when Yugoslavia broke down. It has a history of civil wars till 1995, but since then things have stabilized and the economy is picking up. There are talks of Bosnia joining European Union soon. As for us, we were fortunate to be commissioned …

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iceland 10 things to do
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Iceland – my top 10

Cut to Feb 2016 Just came back from a two week super adventure trip to Iceland. It was the most unplanned trip in true sense with just the checklist of top places to see and no itinerary nor any bookings. We just had a self driven car and depending on weather forecasts (for northern lights) …

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coorg waterfalls
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Waterfalls hopping in Coorg

Cut to September 2014.. This was a trip that adventure movies are made of. September is a time which is not considered best for wildlife – the usual birding season starts from November and the Tiger season had already ended in June. During the monsoons one is not left with too many options. Coorg is …

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spotting a tiger
Wildlife & Nature

Spotting the elusive Tiger in India

Spotting tigers roaming carefree in the wilderness is a scintillating experience. But one needs to be indeed lucky to spot these elusive felines. Wildlife enthusiasts are often curious to know how to maximize their chances of spotting the big cat. This article is especially dedicated to them. Let us start with a basic principle. If …

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