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Incredible India

Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023 | Views [56]

SOMEONE ONCE TOLD US THAT YOU had to have a reason to visit India—a yoga retreat or a meditation seminar—maybe a hip replacement. I had to keep reminding myself our reason was birding—especially amid the dust and squalor, 4AM wake-ups, ... Read more >

Forest Owlet Is No Longer Extinct

Monday, 30 Jan 2023 | Views [81]

THE “FOREST OWLET EXTENSION” was a logistic nightmare requiring three-hour drives each way from our plush hotel outside Mumbai to the Tansa Forest area where we picked up a local guide. Connie, Richard and I were actually outnumbered by guides ... Read more >

Winding Down

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023 | Views [62]

RAJ OWNS DESERT COURSER ECOLODGE and drives like a lunatic but seemed to know where every bird in Little Rann of Kutch could be found—he should since his father started the place 40 years ago! Even before we dropped our bags he lead us to a pair ... Read more >

Desert National Park

Saturday, 21 Jan 2023 | Views [60]

AFTER A FREEZING MORING IN OPEN jeeps Bablu’s sharp eyes spotted a pair of Great Indian Bustards in the tall grass of the Thar Desert.  At 150 meters they were difficult to see and impossible to photograph. We found another pair—or possibly ... Read more >

Tal Chappar National Park

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2023 | Views [69]

INDIAN TRAINS ARE AN EXPERIENCE, even if you travel inside, not on the roof! After a 3:30 AM wake-up, Rob from Rockjumper and our local guide, Bablu, herded the eight of us to Delhi station in the dark and wrangled several porters to carry our bags up ... Read more >

Welcome Back!

Saturday, 14 Jan 2023 | Views [79]

AFTER OUR THREE-MONTH INDIAN ORDEAL in 2014 we'd had enough. It isn't that India is so bad, it's just the cumulative stress, noise, squallor and crowds that get to you. Yet here we are, freezing our butts in a third-rate hotel in smog-shrouded Delhi, ... Read more >

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