Wildlife

The forest had a different look with patches of controlled fires adding a dash of black to the landscape
Wildlife, India, Madhya Pradesh

Return to the Jungle Book

The burnt grass lines either side of the forest trail, as we venture yet again into the jungle. It’s my second trip to Pench and I still haven’t spotted the elusive tiger, yet. Last year I ventured into the jungles of Pench in the hope of spotting the elusive tiger. […]

The Enchanted Forests of Goa
Wildlife, India, Goa

The Enchanted Forests of Goa

The room overlooks pristine waterfalls and virgin forests. I am in the rain forests of the Western Ghats, in search of the enchanted eerie glowing forests of Goa. I have always had a fascination for darkness and nightscapes. Night brings with it a sense of mystery and enigma and 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 […]

Hunting the Elusive Tiger in Pench
Wildlife, India, Madhya Pradesh

Hunting the Elusive Tiger in Pench

Our driver just heard that a tiger was sighted along our trail. We were some distance from the sighting. Suddenly the calm jungle trail seemed like an off-road race track as we made our way to try and see an elusive Tiger. Rudyard Kipling romanticized the Indian jungle with his […]