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Sundarbans to Singalila

Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve, Manas National Park, Gorumara National Park, Singalila National Park, Glenburn Tea Estate India has 50 Tiger reserves, governed by Project Tiger which is, in turn, administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and 104 National Parks. Some of these reserves and National Parks are World renowned; places like Kanha, Ranthambhore and Corbett. Unsurprisingly, these famous reserves[…]

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Corbett to end overnight stays in forest rest houses

Disappointing news from Corbett. For those of us that like getting close to India’s wildlife, staying in one of the government rest houses inside Corbett Tiger Reserve was a special treat. Sadly, the decision by the Uttarakhand government to implement a Supreme Court order means that this will no longer be possible. It’s not cast in stone yet, but seems inevitable. This[…]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations Running photographic safaris throws up all sorts of challenges but one of the toughest to deal with is client expectations. With so much top quality wildlife photography on view in TV documentaries, online and in glossy magazines, a lot of people arrive for the start of their safari expecting that they will come away with equally spectacular photographs.[…]

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Bhimbetka Rock Shelters

Most of my travelling is done with the explicit purpose of viewing and photographing wildlife. As far as possible I avoid cities, they just don’t excite me. Too much noise, too much traffic and too many people. I much prefer the open spaces and tranquillity of the bush. Yes, I’m a bit of heathen really, and will rarely go out[…]

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Satpura Tiger Reserve – Hidden Gem of Central India

Satpura Tiger Reserve Satpura National Park is located in the Satpura Range of Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh. The Tiger reserve encompasses an area of 1427kmsq and was formed by the joining together of 3 wildlife sanctuaries, Satpura, Pachmarhi and Bori. Each of the original sanctuaries had quite different terrain so the national park offers very diverse habitats with deep[…]

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