Coracle rides are common across Karnataka, especially on the Cauvery, Tungabhadra Rivers & at the Ranganthittu National Bird Park. A coracle is an oval shaped light weight country boat, similar to half a walnut shell. Made of interwoven thin strips of wood, it is strengthened with layers of leather, resin or tar at its bottom … Continue reading Unusual Indian Rides – A Coracle, for instance!
The seventh largest country in the world, India offers a great deal of surprises for the traveler. It’s a good idea to know about it before you arrive. – Holding hands among people of the same sex is very common in India; it doesn’t mean they are gay. You will come across men holding hands … Continue reading Culture Shock – India!
I didn’t hold much aspirations as sighting the majestic Panthera Tigris doesn’t occur on every jeep safari inside a forest reserve. Also, besides Kanha, the big beast was never sighted by me at any of the game reserves i visited in India from Corbett to Bhadra. Panna was going to be no different, i thought … Continue reading Twin delights, King Vulture & a Tigress