Day 3 of our Great Himalayan National Park trek takes us from Humkhani to Dhel Thatch (3500 m) – 7 km and 1400 m to climb. Sandeep Somasekharan continues with Part 4 of the travelogue
Once we are across the bridge, it feels as if behind us a huge wall of forest has grown, shutting us out completely. It is silent, dark and mysterious. Day 2 of our Great Himalayan National Park trek, recounted by Sandeep Somasekharan
Day 1 was an ‘acclimatizer’. Ha. Acclimating is an oxymoron. Ask those who laboured up the slopes from Neuli to Shakti and ended up painfully breathless by the end of the day. Part 2 of Sandeep Somasekharan’s report of The Green Ogre trek to the Great Himalayan National Park in 2012
Even birders rarely felicitate bulbuls with a second glance, worse if they are Red-whiskered or Red-vented Bulbuls. But when we head up to the hills, the sight of the Himalayan Bulbul is a joy to us. For it means we are in the hills, and there’s a bounty of birdlife waiting to be discovered.
What happens when a monkey chances upon a coconut? Well, let’s just say there’s no business like monkey business. And monkey business is show business. Enjoy this video
Warming up for our trek to the Great Himalayan National Park, the Ogres spend time in Delhi, waiting impatiently to get there. Part 1 of a new series by Sandeep Somasekharan
Soar. Explore. Liberate yourself. Let no sky be too high. Here’s a Red-tailed Hawk for January 2015. Download and share this awesome calendar-wallpaper by Sandeep Somasekharan.
Happy 2015! Take inspiration from the Indian Desert Jird. Dig deep into your past to find the key to the future.
What did we love about 2014? Read our favourite posts
No matter how long you’ve been birding, it’s never too late for an enlightening moment of stupidity
Christmas day, I took out my socks and found my car keys inside. I took it as a portent and headed out birding
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What is west to India is east to Pakistan. But what does the Thar care for such demarcations? Its dunes sift with abandon, and thrum with life