Monthly Archives: January 2016

10 Jan 2016

Nagarhole, Wayanad and the Pelicans

I had driven to Wayanad last December. Spent a few peaceful days in the midst of nature. While driving to Wayanad, I barely made it to Nagarhole before the gate closed (no entry b/w 6 pm – 6 am). While passing through Nagarhole and Tholpetty, I encountered elephants, gaurs, sambar, cheetal and a civet cat. Was impressed with the prey density at Nagarhole. Very large herds of cheetal, and many gaurs. Pench National Park has the highest prey density per […]

01 Jan 2016


“It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.” Eternal wisdom from Gita. Especially true for those of us who got straightjacketed into a certain path because we were reasonably good at what we were expected to do when we were growing up. Was thinking about this when I was in the mountains. So many alternate paths (multiverse, alternate¬†universes, whatever we choose to call them). P.S. that’s a low […]