Travel and Nature by Santosh BS

Second in the series of guest posts celebrating 10 years of payaniga is by Santosh BS who blogs at Huchchara Santhe. Santosh is an avid bird watcher and wildlife photographer. He works full-time in a leading IT company and utilize...

Sakrebailu Elephant Camp

‘Aaney, aaney, aaney!’ my little niece started jumping up and down the moment she spotted few elephants in the distance. As the long walk started from the parking area to the river bank, we could spot plenty of elephants –...

When the wild elephants chased us

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad. The sun was setting down. My eyes were looking out of the jeep mechanically while the mind was still at Kuruvadweep thinking about the missed chance in visiting the place. It was my third jeep safari...

The King and I

A guest post by Radha Rangarajan, a photographer and wildlife enthusiast who loves to travel, her camera in tow. She dreams of traveling to all the rainforests of the world and wants to photograph the birds of paradise. Here is...

Blackbucks of Maidanahalli

From my long list of places-to-visit list, I managed to tick one more place. The blackbucks reserve in Maidanahalli in Tumkur district (official name: Jayamangali Blackbucks Reserve) was in my list for a long time. With close to 800 acres...