The article was published in the Outlook Traveller Magazine India, October 2017.
PAKKE TIGER RESERVE
Having failed in shaking off the relentless stare-down by the blazing September sun, we reached the guesthouse quite bronzed.The first thing I noticed was an elephant quietly foraging with its back to us, and it wasn’t the tame individual that’s held captive at the forest department. I was thrilled!
Like always, this year too we travelled to a few a forests in South India by the end of year – firstly to visit all our favourite haunts, and secondly, to see how our fellow sapiens understand and treat their wild cousins. Errr… nothing much has changed really! Continue reading
Throughout the journey we were being followed by a heavy cloud… the breeze was carrying a whiff of faraway lands and springs… we could smell the rain all along. Continue reading
The downpour from last night had cleansed the forest. It seemed to be revelling in the change of season, in the smell of rich soil and vegetation.