Crafting In Compassion

There ARE people in this world who care about wildlife, about the environment. People who, never having visited Africa or Asia, still feel the need to contribute towards the protection of the wildlife… Continue reading

The Pyjama Tale

I enjoyed reading a little story and forwarded it to some of my friends and family on WhatsApp. It went something like this (allowing for translation from Hindi to English where much of… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 6 – Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei

Backtracking from Wolwedans, we  drove 70 kms  towards the Namib Naukluft National Park. Just as we got to the gates, we stopped for fuel. The temperature was just high enough for us to… Continue reading

Kharos, Khurub, The Living Fossil

Namibia is an ancient land with ancient treasures waiting to be discovered. Driving down the C34, in the Skeleton Coast park, we found one of these.A plant that looks like a heap of… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 5 – Off the Coast And To Wolwedans

Next morning we had a delicious breakfast at our bed and breakfast at Swakopmund and began our drive to Wolwedans. This was our penultimate leg of the photography safari organized by David Rogers. The… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 4 – Driving the Skeleton Coast to Swakopmund

Reluctantly leaving the beauty of Damaraland behind us, we drove down the coast on the C34 – through the Skeleton Coast Park and the Dorob National Park – towards our sleep-over town – Swakopmund, en… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 3 – Damaraland

We spent half a day driving from Etosha to Damaraland. We had begun the next leg of our road-trip-photography-safari with  David Rogers. It was a warm and dusty drive. We derived amusement from… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 2 – Onguma, Etosha

 Our road trip in Namibia began in the capital city, Windhoek This trip was planned as a photo safari organized with David Rogers. We met up with him and three other friends who made up… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 1 – Windhoek

“Namib” is of Nama origin meaning “open place”. Indeed, it is a vast, open place considering that the desert extends along the east coasts of Angola, Namibia and South Africa – a distance of about 2,000… Continue reading

The Pride That Fell …

The hunting of Cecil, the lion, brought a lot of publicity to the wildlife of Africa. Reams were written and bits and bytes overflowed on the Internet. Outrage, defence, abuse, sorrow … The… Continue reading

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