Travel & Photography

Monsoon Trek – Part 4

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

The ground under my feet is green and that’s all I can see. Harsh wind and shallow soil profile preclude tree growth in the upper reaches of the Western Ghats so it is in [...]

Monsoon Trek – Part 3

July 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

Kudremukh National Park was declared a Tiger Reserve by the Union Government in 2011, but the State Government is still reluctant to acknowledge this since Tiger Reserve [...]

Monsoon Trek – Part 2

July 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

We drive to the starting point of Kurinjal trek which is 11 kilometers from Kudremukh. It’s a beautiful drive through the lush green forest. The Western Ghats although is [...]

Monsoon Trek – Part 1

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

It had rained all night. It is still raining as I sit down for breakfast. I’m at Kudremukh, a village in the Malnad region of Karnataka with three friends. After much [...]

Walking for a Living

April 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Here’s another one from my trek to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal. On the trail, there are only two sets of people. People who walk to make a living and people who walk [...]

Deadly Mountain

January 2, 2018 // 1 Comment

When you reach the Basecamp of Annapurna in Nepal, the 10th tallest mountain on earth, and one of the 14 mountains above 8000m, the summit looks to be very close and easily [...]