Deccan Herald

Best of birding

It’s not really surprising that a slice of paradise can be at 6,000 ft high in the Himalayas. That’s why we love the mountains anyway; gentle giants, they stand quiet and dignified, cradling in their…

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Through the hills and valleys

During a tour of East India in November and December last year, we were accompanied by a group of about 60 enthusiastic tourists, mostly senior citizens. Although most of the places we visited were unique…