A temple on top, and a jungle below – BR Hills near Bangalore !

That pretty much sums up this not-so-popular, but nevertheless a decent, worth-exploring weekend destination near Bangalore. An odd 160 kms drive, with cleanly paved roads all the way, and the GPS to guide you ( Kanakapura Road ); the view … Continue reading A temple on top, and a jungle below – BR Hills near Bangalore !

Nagarhole, Tholpetty and Irupu Falls: Triple Treat on one another weekend !

My first wildlife sojourn this, it also proved to be a golden-triangle of sorts, with our parking place very conveniently located in the midst of it all ! A motley group of people had just come across the gems that these … Continue reading Nagarhole, Tholpetty and Irupu Falls: Triple Treat on one another weekend !

Chasing blackbucks @ Jayamangali : Wildlife sightings close to Bangalore

Well, not really chasing them, coz they will outrun you any time; and more importantly coz they are very shy animals who get alarmed at the slightest possible movement.  The picture above is what you will picture if you try … Continue reading Chasing blackbucks @ Jayamangali : Wildlife sightings close to Bangalore