I’ve been enjoying some wonderful star spotting of late Not the celebratory version (there aren’t many of those in my small Suffolk village), but the celestial sort.
Tigers – Some Good Big Cat News
When the latest tiger census figures for India, home to about 70% of the world’s tiger population, were announced at the beginning of the year, they revealed an increase of 30% over the last 4 years, up to 2,226 individuals.
India ‒ the Aravalli Hills and Kumbalgarh Fort
The Aravalli Hills ‒ among the world’s oldest ranges ‒ stretches about 800km from the edge of Gujarat state through Rajasthan to the very fringes of Delhi.
More India moments
Travel writer and photographer, Aaron Millar, travelled to India where he experienced some very special moments.
Bhutan ‒ Thimphu’s Tshechu
Brandishing a graphic, over-sized wooden phallus, a young man dressed rather like a pantomime clown gambols across the monastery’s courtyard.
Night Walking in Mumbai People are on the streets: talking, sipping tea, weaving in and out of stalls selling sugar cane, nuts and chocolate.
Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Last month, six of Rajasthan’s hill forts were recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, putting them up there with other World Heritage Sites in India such as the Taj Mahal.
A taste of India
Do you share Rick Stein’s passion for the perfect curry? Do you want to relax on your very own houseboat in the Kerala Backwaters as an aromatic meal is prepared by the cook? Or sip a Kingfisher beer gazing out over your patch of paradise in rural Rajasthan? Tribes can help! We’ve been arranging holidays to India for decades and know a thing or two about this fascinating country, as well as some very special places we’d be delighted to share with you.
Tiger Safaris in April
Anyone who knows India knows that April is hot in the sub-continent, especially in the south, with the heat and humidity starting to build up as the monsoon approaches.