Why a homestay?
Staying as a guest in someone’s home has a very different feel to staying in a lodge, hotel or even a B&B.
Kaziranga and the Big Eight
Our guide, Hrishi, was obviously proud of his park, but I had come with few expectations of what we might see here; perhaps one or two rhinos if we were lucky and maybe a wild elephant – I would be happy with that.
Living Root Bridges
It’s rare that you come across anything on this earth that hasn’t also been thought of by someone else in a totally different region.
Not just a load of hot air
When you think about a holiday to India, what are the first thoughts that come to mind? The Taj Mahal? The hustle of the Delhi markets? Tigers? Well, we were no different.
With short grass
I was in Pench National Park in central India a few weeks ago, looking for tigers and wild dogs. It was hot, up in the 40s, and the forests were shedding their leaves.
The Jungle Book – where it happened
If you haven’t yet you surely soon will fall under the spell of this charming tale with the new Disney film recently released.
Tigers in the News (not just for Sher Khan)
It’s always heartening to report good news. On 11th April it was announced that the number of wild tigers in the world has risen by 22% since 2010, to a total of 3,890.
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.