Indian history revere this carcass eating majestic bird. This bird has connections to that of Indian history, Parsi community and by large an important part of the Bio-system. This is only bird that feeds on the dead carcass of Cows. Just imagine, they contribute towards 4% of natural scavenging. Sadly, it is said that, the… Continue reading Endangered Vultures in a Cenotaph
Being spontaneous is a great thing and being open to listening is like a dash of lime on a Bhel Puri. Well, while having to reach Gwalior we had to cross a small part of Rajasthan, Dholpur on NH44. We did not trust our beloved GPS and stopped to check with locals and have a… Continue reading Machkund – A slice of Rajasthan
It is so so true that life is a journey and one can discover more beauty that the destination alone. Our plan was very clear that we reach Galaganath temple before 3 pm so that we could return to Haveri before sun down. We were travelling from Chitradurga fort post our lovely time at the… Continue reading Haralahalli Shivan!!
Stones can be a guardian when used to fortify Stones can be an art when crafted by an artisan Stones can beautify when weather does its natural work Chitradurga, is an fort that is a combination of all where nature has worked along with the kings of yesteryears to build at fort that was a… Continue reading Chitra & Durga
Chilli, Red and spicy... one of the major ingredients for any preparation in India. The mere thought of Red Chilli sends one in an imagination of a Red or deep Orange coloured shriveled crescent moon structure filled with capsaicin seeds. Chilli as such is not a native of India but rather an origin from New… Continue reading Byadgi Chilli
The glow of the sun, running of the deer, temples of Chennai, paint brush, deforestation, water conservation, sponges, walls... Oh!! a random collection that I am trying to put here... Well this is about the fun that some of the Chennai folks had on a beautiful morning as the sun tried to peep out of… Continue reading Environmental Artist!!
The first time that I heard of Bishnupur, it did not rekindle any feelings. Yeah, like any other local town in India, this could yet another city. Now, the mind does play tricks and I happened to start reading about this town and what got me excited was that this small town some 130 odd… Continue reading Terracotta Adda – Bishnupur
A regular Saturday afternoon on the banks of Khoai river, near Shantiniketan is a beautiful setting of the Khoai Hatt every Saturday. Those tall "Sonajhuri" trees adorned every meter of the ground. Under these lovely trees and as the sun shines right above your head the khoai market gets into a shape. The expanses gets… Continue reading Soulful Baul!!!
It's been a few years since I started exploring this beautiful country's wilderness and ruins along with my partner in crime who drive me crazy, at time nuts and most of the time just "WoW" During these travels, there are a few realisations that dawned on me and I think it will be great to… Continue reading NH4 Realisations!!!