Jungle Stories

Hustler ( noun; Informal; American slang)  – a person adept at using force to deal with things to go his/her way. Well, …

In world of never ending innovations in DSLR and  mobile camera, it is easy to consider oneself a photographer right from day one. …

Hello Everyone.. Sorry to keep you waiting. I know this blog is getting published a bit too late. But as they say, …

Thank you for overwhelming response for Part 1 of blog on wildlife photography. Based on recommendations, I will surely explore the idea …

“With all wild animals gone, all we will be left is, Nothing” Said the old man from village. His tone was consistent …

So here I was in Nagpur towards the end of March 2021. It is that time of year when I find time …

This blog is in continuation of my previous blog, “The Golden Tiger” The eventful morning was 26th January 2021, Here I was …

Well, here I am finally writing a blog after longest gap ever, three months. The reason is obvious – the busy corporate …

“King’s time as ruler rises like sun and falls like sun” – Lion King I am writing a blog after very long …

On 1st October 2020, Jungle safari season started with enthusiasm, hope and caution. For last 10 days, all my social media pages …

This blog is dedicated for those who have never been to jungle. It will give you some insights on possible conversations that …

Let me start by saying, ”I am not a wildlife photographer, I am only a nature lover who enjoys tracking Tigers”. A …

I don’t think any living being born can escape this law of nature- Making a name. In this competitive world, each person …

“Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank him for not having given it wings.” Since the beginning of …

One of the most common questions I’m asked is which is your favourite wild animal. Whenever I’m asked this question, I throw …

Since you are reading this blog, I am sure it means either you have bought your first DSLR and/or you are about …

What are things you can do when you visit a jungle in India?

Catching glimpse of tiger largely matter of luck. With preparation and planning you can only improve chances of seeing the apex predator. …

I must admit this was one of the scariest and thrilling experience I ever had in forests of central India. This incident …

I have a unique tempestuous relation with Leopards. These elusive big cats of India have always put me on tenterhooks. Amongst all …

“Show them respect, they create the jungle,” Bagheera advised Mowgli as they saw a herd of elephants approaching. This is how a …

Wishing everyone a very happy “World Forestry Day” Forests are not just resources for humans to carry out economic activities but they …

Women’s day is just around the corner. So I thought why not write a short blog about tigresses whose stories can inspire …

“I see, I stop, I think, I shot” In world of high end smart phones and DSLR camera every tom dick and …

Most of the people with whom I tag along, visit forests to enjoy the beauty of nature and also see the wildlife. …

”Did anyone ever tell you that sky is limit, trust me they are wrong ….” If you are someone who can relate …

April 2015, my first interaction up close with tigers. My first trip to Pench as troop leader of 11. It was something …

What’s in name? That which we call a rose by another name would smell sweet.. William Shakespeare It is statement followed by forest …

”The Longest Journey is the journey inward” Jungle safari season for 2019-20 starts in 2 days. I was wondering how do I …

Winne- Yogi- Balu- Fozzie- Smokey- Barth…  What is common among them? They represent one of the most unique species from the wild …

Gaurs, (Bos Gaurus) is also known as Indian Bison. Found across western ghats and forests of central India, it is the largest …

We humans have insatiable appetite to keep resources for ourself. We want to have all wealth in world and save it for …

Most tiger reserves are closed during monsoons. The forests rejuvenates itself and become clean green with new lease of life in monsoons. …

Ask any Tiger lover who is regular to forests in India, who is Maya? You will get quick answer .. Legendary tigress …

Leopards of wild are ghosts to me. I have been going to jungle regularly for last 5 years and haven’t seen one. …

“…. abhi toh shyam aani baki hai, raat bhi raazi” (… the sun is yet to set, darkness is ready to engulf) …

During my recent visit to Tadoba the dominant male of Tadoba range, Matkasur was scrapping the grass with his hind legs. My …

Forest is a place where you find God playing it’s hand in the form of natural cycle of birth life and death. …

The thought of writing this blog came to me when someone asked me if people lived inside tiger reserves? While answer is No, …

Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst!                               …

“I am great believer of luck, harder I work better it gets” – Thomas Jefferson This blog is on my experiences of …

Forest is never about a single species. It is about co-habitation among various species and their inter dependence on each other. No …

Every jungle has a secret that the spirits reveal only to people who believe in it. Some visitors share it and some …

“I am not scared of ghosts during day, but at night when its pitch black my mind is more creative” This blog …

“The strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack” Have you heard this quote …

No fort is lost, till the last soldier gives up…! The story of Ranthambore National Park and what lies ahead. Ranthambore Tiger …

Kanha national park is one the most unique forest you can visit in India. It is believed that Rudyard Kipling got the …

“The book of nature has no begining, has no end” – Jim Corbett Jim Corbett, was India’s first tiger conservationist. He was …

I begin this blog with the assumption that we all know jungles are closed down for safaris in monsoon except few places …

If I was to ask you, What is ideal place for celebrating anniversary … The most probable answer would be visit to …

I was going through some online content on various national park in India and I realised that I have not spoken about …

For most of us living in city of Mumbai, first thing that strikes our mind when we hear word “Borivali” is Fast …

This blog is in continuation to my earlier blog about doing jungle safaris with expectation of seeing tigers. Well to start off …

Now this an interesting word that I hear quite often from my urban friends. Tiger Safari! “I want to do a tiger …

I was pondering what my first blog should be.. I realised majority of us living in concrete jungles have never been to …

Thanks for joining inn.. Let me take you into the wilds! Being close to nature is being close to myself…

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