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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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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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January 2016 Kaziranga Trip Report – Part 2

Water Buffalo, Kaziranga
After an overwhelmingly productive beginning to the Tour in Nameri, the group drove to Kaziranga. And it’d mesmerise them with the infinite beauty it contained in its confined wilderness. When the group entered Kaziranga, they saw rhinos on the left side of the road, and stopped to climb a watchtower. Many
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Sentient Snippets: Week 11

This week on Sentient Snippets: awakening languor, silence-inducing poetry, joy-evoking play, voices in the dark, purposeless ruins, and windows to new worlds.   These beauties decorated in stripes never go out of style even when they are just relaxing, their posture never compromising on composure, and their
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The Inexorable Messages of the Heart: Jaina Tolia

Since childhood, Jaina Tolia had blissfully given in to the mysterious spell that the forests cast on a traveller. But a few years ago she decided to take up photography, and ever since, she’s captured some tangible magical moments that the wild always contains in its womb. In 2014, Jaina completed a Toehold
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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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Perpetual Practice and Learning: Sharath Giri

Like father, like son… and a small variation in the process of making art, and that’s how a story begins: Toehold patron Sharath Giri’s introduction to the sublime art of photography. As a child, Sharath grew up watching his father recording those moments he thought were dear to him with a camera. This
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Sentient Snippets: Week 2

This week on Sentient Snippets, a reward for searching eyes, ways to bring alive a brooding sky and unwind the imagination, and majesty with a bill.     It isn’t exaggeration when they say extraordinary things happen when you are at the right place at the right time. See if you can feel the tremors […]
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