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Ranthambhore April 2017 (Batch 2) Trip Report

Tiger cub, Ranthambhore
50 sightings of 15 individual tigers in five different zones seems like the synopsis of a fairy tale. Yet, those are exactly the numbers the group was left with after the Ranthambhore Full Day Tour! And in the few moments when the tigers weren’t in attendance, the other jungle denizens enchanted their
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Top Four Reasons You Should Visit Ranthambhore Now!

T19 Krishna and Cubs, Ranthambhore. Santosh Saligram
When the mundane makes you crave for colour, when you must foray into where your sense of adventure takes you, here are the top four reasons why that place should be Ranthambhore.   1. Tiger Density In this protected area of wilderness covered by dry deciduous forests, particularly the core tourism zones, the
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Why Varanasi is a Great Place for Photography

Varanasi
As one of the world’s most ancient, spiritual and continuously inhabited cities, Varanasi is a masterpiece in motion, and  the perfect muse to draw inspiration from. Here are some vistas from Toehold Skipper Rajiv Shyamsundar that show you why.   Stubborn edges, too, become blurry lines upon
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Living the Idea of ‘Living the Moment’: Jayasree Narasimhan

Living the Moment in the Wild
Not often does a conversation transcend its worldly purpose to become a space in which you can share your thoughts freely and be yourself. But with our patron Jayasree, what can begin as an exchange of ideas of photography and experience in the wild can become a tête-à-tête in which a sweeping love for life brims
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Understanding Causes and Effects in New Light: Anshuman Kumar

To see everything in new light… a simple thought of carrying a DSLR on a family trip to Kerala became the perfect first step of a journey that’s still going on, taking new paths time and again. Anshuman’s love for photography began in 2009 and he hasn’t looked back ever since. When he travelled to Kerala
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Kabini February 2017 Trip Report

Kabini Wildlife Photography Tour
Kabini has been a consistently productive wildlife Photo Tour and the sightings in the depths of its nuanced green forests and meditative backwaters have been dramatic and exhilarating in every sense of the words. In February 2017, the participants of The Leopard’s Lair Kabini Photography Tour had yet again a
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Valentine’s Day Reality Check: Mammal Courtship

Polar Bear, Svalbard
Think you have it tough to impress your mate? This Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a concise guide to the courtship rituals of some fellow mammals to help you think again! 1. Giraffe     With their absurdly long necks, giraffes have their work cut out in impressing a mate. They cannot simply
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An Earth Devotee’s Love Letter on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, here’s a touching love letter from an ardent devotee of the planet to that which is the source of all love and all that’s loved. Here’s a love letter to Earth. Dear, dear Earth, my heart’s delight, How generously you give me the natural ability to behold and savour your
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