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Kumaon Birding Diaries – Saattal and Around

This was our first trip to Kumaon. Almost all species that we sighted were first timers for us. We stayed for a week at Club Mahindra Dancing Waters resort in Naukuchiatal. We had arranged for birding for two days at … Continue reading

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Hampi. Beyond the ruins.

Hampi. The name brings to mind ruins in stone from the Vijayanagara Kingdom. Music in stone. But Hampi is not just about the Vijayanagara Kingdom and its ruins. Hampi has a side to it that not many know or realize. … Continue reading

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Thattekad Diaries – Day 5

The fifth and final post from the superb trip to Thattekad. Our trip was coming to an end. We woke up early and stepped out of the homestay to find an Oriental Magpie Robin greeting us. We walked to the … Continue reading

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Thattekad Diaries – Day 4

The fourth day of the Thattekad trip. Though Birds were our primary focus, the serenity of Periyar river seen from the bridge on the main road had captivated us. We decided to head to the bridge early in the morning … Continue reading

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Thattekad Diaries – Day 3

The third day from the amazing trip to the Birding heaven of Thattekad nestled in God’s own country. Eldhose told us that we would try and use a hide to watch the Grey Junglefowls. The hide to be used turned … Continue reading

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Thattekad Diaries – Day 2

This is the second installment of the weblog of our visit to birding heaven, Thattekad. You will find the first installment here. We decided to head to Munnar on the second day of the trip to Thattekad.  As we wanted … Continue reading

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Thattekad Diaries – Day 1

An impromptu trip to the birding paradise in God’s own country. Our friends Lakshmikanth and Shalini had booked a 5 day trip to Thattekad and Munnar in the last week of October 2011 through Eldhose who is supposedly the best … Continue reading

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B R Hills

The Biligiri Ranga Hills (B R Hills) had been on our wishlist for quite some time. We finally visited this place in September 2011 as part of the trip to K Gudi. We had arranged for stay for one night … Continue reading

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Masinagudi Again

My series of posts on the Jungles of South India continues. This time its a post on Masinagudi, a place close to my heart. Yes we re-visited Masinagudi in August this year during the Independence Day long weekend. The original … Continue reading

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K Gudi

This is about another journey of ours into the jungles of Karnataka. We had finally managed to get accommodation in JLR resort at K Gudi (Kyatha Devara Gudi) near B R Hills (Biligiri Ranga Hills) on a long weekend in … Continue reading

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