Bandhavgarh March 2012 Tour Report

It’s the ‘Spring Stripes Collection’ mission to Bandhavgarh in mid-March.  With young cubs and big males in attendance, how many stripes can Skipper Sachin Rai earn for eager participants? March is a fantastic time to be in Bandhavgarh.  With the harsh winter having given in to the sun’s perseverance, the forest throbs with pleasantness.  Visibility strikes a happy…

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Eaglenest March 2012 Tour Report

With verdant forests around, the view was to die for.  But the birds, worth every moment living for. DAY 1 Reaching Guwahati in the afternoon, the group stopped over at Tezpur that night; on the way casually dropping by the customary dumpsite to make images of greater adjutant storks, pariah kites and other scavengers. DAY 2 Departing early next morning for…

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Gir March 2012 Tour Report

A bunch of photography enthusiasts had a four-letter word on their mind and a hunger to learn.  Could Skippers Giri Cavale and Phillip Ross make the Tour a roaring success? As many as six black-shouldered kites punctuated the pleasurable journey interrupted only by a maiden tea-break over three hours on well-paved roads from Rajkot to…

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Bandhavgarh and Kanha November 2011 – Batch 1 Tour Report

We knew that tiger country in the winter was a bewitching prospect.  What we didn’t know was that we’d become a part of history. There was more than just a tingle of excitement in the air as fifteen wonderful people from various walks of life but with a common passion gathered at Jabalpur for the…

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