Archive: June 2016

Seven Things to Do in the Mara during the Migration

The Mara is a land of millions at Migration time, and there are almost as many things to do. We pick just seven of them – one for each day of our Great Migration Tour, perhaps! 1. Plunge into an ocean of emotions! Plunge deep into the ocean of emotions that make your heart skip […]
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Sentient Snippets: Week 6

This week on Sentient Snippets: sublime sights, sleeping beauties, dead stones, muted tones, and a spectrum of emotions.   By the savagely beautiful folds of hillocks, under a colourful riot that the sky is, is a meditating lake. How vast the spectrum of your emotions can get between the contained being of
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Wildlife Portraiture Contest

Open up your photo archives, for here comes the exciting Wildlife Portraiture Contest in association with Better Photography magazine! Pull out your best portraits, behaviour captures and habitat images of mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians, and stand to win prizes worth Rs. 75,000! Says contest juror Jayanth
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A Sense of Accomplishment and Happiness: Hymakar Valluru

It all started with the cameras his relatives used to carry when they all gathered in his hometown on special occasions. And this was a prelude to his tryst with photography that’s been only going strong even today. Mr. Hymakar Valluru is a man who has loved travelling since his childhood days.  And after he got
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Sentient Snippets: Week 5

This week on Sentient Snippets: leaps of joy, life on the edge, tunes of truth, exquisite universes, and radiant secrets.   A luminous joy glows in the eyes, when these changing dark forms appear as the evening prayerfully collapses into the lap of a night. Remember it, remember it, remember it, you think.
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Five Himachal Treks You Must Do

As you walk down the valleys and climb up the high mountains in Himachal Pradesh, you feel rather grounded, humbled. And here are five treks you must not miss, because it’s all about quiet celebration of being in the lap of the Himalayas. When being tiny and obscure becomes a celebration, it becomes easy to […]
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Sentient Snippets: Week 4

This week on Sentient Snippets: bales of brown, stretching of definitions, games of questions, visuals of melancholy and joy from fangs!   Don’t moo your mushy emotions away just because it’s frowned upon in the world of humans. A gaur calf is the epitome of all that’s innocent and adorable even in the wild.
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How Does It Feel to See a Wild Tiger?

So how does it feel, approximately, to see a wild tiger? We could tell you that waiting for a tiger to emerge feels like watching raindrops trickle off a roofline while awaiting your beloved – a wistful longing fanned by sweet anticipation. But that wouldn’t let you know what it’s like to melt in your […]
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