Maharashtra

A walk among the flowers
Travel, India, Maharashtra

A walk among the flowers

Clouds covered the trail in the distance, as the path vanished into nothingness. On both sides of the path there were hundreds of little purple blooms, adding color to the greyness. I am in Kaas, the poetically named “Plateau of Flowers”. Walking in the clouds, I begin to think that […]

Storm clouds gather over Garbett Plateau
Trekking, India, Maharashtra

Trekking to Garbett Point

We were sitting on top of a beautiful green plateau, looking at the final climb up the hill. It was about time for lunch, when the rain clouds darkened the skies and the heavens poured open on us. I admit I have been a tad lazy of late. After the […]

In search of the Dwarf Kingfisher
Wildlife, India, Maharashtra

In search of the Dwarf Kingfisher

I spotted a small green bird in the dense canopy of the trees in the distance. Even though it had it’s back to me, I recognized it as an Indian Pitta. While this was a good find, I hadn’t traveled close to 300 km from Mumbai to see just the […]