Pangot is a small village located in Kosiyakutoli tehsil of Nainital district in Uttarakhand on the way to Kilbury wildlife sanctuary. It is rarely visited by general tourist but is very popular with wildlife and birding enthusiasts. The village itself is popular scenic destination for breathtaking views and for the variety of birds found around … Continue reading BIRDWATCHING IN PANGOT
Visited : October 2018 & February 2021 . Stayed for a week each. Goa is permanent resident in every beach lovers holiday destination ‘go to’ list. The amalgam of culinary, wilderness and culture is well balanced here. There is something for every visitor. While vibrant North Goa is more popular among visitors we usually prefer … Continue reading Coastal Suites | Benaulim | South Goa
Date of the trip: 21st Nov 2020 Let me give you a couple of moments just to absorb the magic of that stunning blog cover photo. And just so you know – it’s real, and it’s magnificent. The three Trishul peaks right on your face in Kausani are hypnotizing and slyly overshadow the humble Nanda … Continue reading Kausani : Best view of the Nanda devi range
Date of the trip: 14th Nov 2020 to 3rd Dec 2020 Ranikhet, a small sleepy mountain town in the lower hills of western Himalayas, home and headquarters of Kumaon and Naga regiment – it’s where my parents currently live. When you have a home in one of the most scenic towns in the country, and … Continue reading RANIKHET : 15 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU DON’T FEEL LIKE DOING ANYTHING
Date of travel : 01st Dec 2020 Nainital is one of the most popular holiday destinations in North India. In the list of best honeymoon destinations in Himalayas, it sits right next to Shimla and Darjeeling. While staying in Ranikhet, one weekday (while my parents went to respective offices – smirk!) we decided to go … Continue reading Nainital : 7 things to do in a day during a pandemic!
Visited: December 2020. Stayed for 3 days. For us, a dream destination for a long weekend would be where both of us can keep our feet up & relax. Forget all about office deliveries and deadlines. Where the accommodation is nestled comfortably in the natural environment and not the other way around. Beautiful birds singing, feeding … Continue reading Anandvan Resort | Bhandardara | Maharashtra
Date of the trip: 28th Sept 2019 to 05th Oct 2019 Although our holiday aspirations are always based on perfect birding seasons, our actual leaves are always based on when we get a break between projects, we don’t have too much control over what season we end up in at any destination. Most would say … Continue reading Birdwatching In Goa
Before I tell you ‘How’, let me ask you ‘Why’. Why do you want to be a bird watcher? What is it that interests you about this hobby? Where did you hear about it? You got inspired looking at wildlife/bird photographs on social media? Your last hiking group had some birdwatchers, and their hobby fascinated you? … Continue reading 10 steps: How to be a birdwatcher (hobbyist)
Date of the trip: 26th Dec 2019 to 28th Dec 2019 Bhigwan had our attention since my father first recollected his birding getaways to the lake many many years ago. It is called Bharatpur of central India and let me tell you, it’s really not just hearsay. It is located at one end of the reservoir … Continue reading Birdwatching in Bhigwan
I have been traveling all my life around the country with my parents. My family loves travelling, there is a special soft corner for road trips and we are always ready for some adventurous bird-watching trips. A couple of years back, when I got married to Sunny who was a complete ‘Bombay boy’ and had … Continue reading Love for road trips
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