Blackie (name changed as usually it’s an English name…) twitched her eyes. Earlier she was followed by the man in the lungi who was pulling on his beedi. Slowly he had walked towards her as she tried to move away from the stranger with a stick. After a while she stopped as he spoke to […]
Dear Friends, we had an inspiring visitor to Dhole’s Den Bandipur. The lady 76 years old was travelling with three nurses. She had booked a 10 -11 day Kerala Karnataka Tour with our travel company in Germany. This was her third tour with us and we were all excited as though we had tried to […]
To Zulu on her Sixth Birthday!
It was a slightly nippy early April night, when we going to bed and your sleeping basket placed right next to us. You were new into our family. Shaka was in his basket getting ready to sleep too.
We tucked you in after you refused a couple of times to choose the basket. We turned off the lights, that instant both of you jumped into our bed, and we were lazy enough not to get up and turn the light on. It has been so since then. You have shared our bed naturally as if there was no other place that would be right.
We have a Machaan. Made out of Bamboo that is about 30 years old is the best example of recycling. A small team of two from the tribal hamlet worked meticulously on this so that the least number of nails are pierced into the tree.