Jul 012019
 
Free Download July 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – Plain Tiger Butterfly

July 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Plain Tiger Butterfly Gurgaon   Hello July: If you can do just one thing please bring some rains to the parched dusty plains of North India.  So dear reader welcome to the July 2019 Wallpaper Calendar from desi Traveler, this month we visit the wonderful Thousand Shades Butterfly Park Gurgaon, where I clicked this image of 2 Plain Tiger Butterflies.  As you can see even the plain Tiger Butterflies are a work of art by mother nature, and now imagine if you have hundreds of butterflies hopping from one flower to another in search of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 302019
 
Free Download October 2019  Wallpaper Calendar – A Pelican In Singapore

October 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Portrait of A Pelican In Singapore   If there is one month I wait eagerly then it is October, and there are many reasons for that, for October marks the beginning of the festival season in most of India & also the hope that winters are not far. Yes, for us living in the hot & humid plains of North India, nothing sounds better than, ” Winter Is Coming” . But before we welcome the winters, let me share this “ Portrait Of A Pelican” that I clicked in  Jurong Bird Park Singapore, that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 012019
 
Free Download September 2019 Wallpaper Calendar - Honey Bee on Ceiba speciosa flower

September 2019 Wallpaper Calendar-Honey Bee on Autumn Flowers of Delhi The Hum Of The Bee Is The Voice Of The Garden said a wise man once, a perfect quote for the September 2019 Wallpaper Calendar I say. For if there are no bees there will be no humans such is our dependence on bees for pollinating plants including many of our food sources.⠀ Anyways coming back to > The Silk Floss tree aka > Ceiba speciosa is one of the many South American trees that have made Delhi NCR home. It is one of the most colorful trees in Autumn [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 252019
 
10 Tips For Your First Ladakh Trip

10 Tips For A Memorable First Ladakh Trip   So your wanderlust is at the peak, you can feel the adrenaline rush, the mountains are calling you ( even though most of us can’t get any signals even in Metro cities 🙂 ) and you have decided to get Leh-ed? Good for you are about to experience one of the most rugged and beautiful places on earth. But let me also add that besides being rugged and beautiful Ladakh is also sacred and ecologically fragile, and it is not your everyday hill station so you need to prepare well [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012019
 
Free Download August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar - A Night Camp Satpura National Park

August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Satpura National Park A Night Camp by Denwa River August is the month of our Independence day in India as we won back our independence from British Raj on 15th August 1947. As a traveler when I think of freedom, I also think of our vast wilderness that spreads from the Changthang plateau in Ladakh to the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala and everything in between from the Great Rann of Kutch to the Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. But for the August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar, we have this image I made in the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 062019
 
My Stay At The Grand Dragon Ladakh - Luxury Hotel Review

The Grand Dragon Ladakh Review I was told that Hotel Grand Dragon Ladakh is the finest Luxury Hotel in Ladakh. The reviews on various blogs and sites also said the same. So I was looking forward to staying at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.   I was prepared for the luxury, but I had no idea that I have been given only half the information. None of the reviews I read before heading to The Grand Dragon Ladakh had prepared me to the other side of Ladakhi Hospitality. Don’t get me wrong, the hotel Grand Dragon Ladakh is for sure the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 152019
 
A Tigress Called Machhli - A Book By Supriya Sehgal

Book Review of “A Tigress Called Machhli” – By A Young Reader   We live in a world where the art of storytelling is at an all-time low while jumping high to post online is called content creation. Ok, I don’t want this post to be a rant but I miss good books that recreate a world that we are decimating one jungle at a time, sometimes due to our foolishness but mostly due to our greed. Now if you talk about books that can cater to young minds without being preachy or academic yet giving a strong message [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 012019
 
Free Download June 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore

  June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar -Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore Hello June, how hot you plan to be? Well, I guess a lot and let us brace for the heat wave but also pray for some showers, just like that day when I was in Singapore and got lucky with this rainbow over Supertree grove and I got my image for the June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar. So dear travelers you are welcome to download your free June  2019 Wallpaper Calendar with a rainbow over Supertree Grove Singapore. Here is the backstory about clicking this Rainbow image for the June [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 252019
 
A Visit To Shey Monastery Ladakh

A Quick Guide To Visiting Shey Monastery Ladakh   For some strange reason, Shey Monastery in Ladakh is not very popular among tourists visiting Ladakh. Most of the visitors in the Leh area also prefer to go to Hemis Monastery, where the mystical Naropa Festival is celebrated. Many others like to visit Thiksey Monastery on the banks to Indus, which is a magnificent 12 Story structure. In my earlier visits, I have been to Hemis a few times but missed visiting Shey & Thiksey. This time I visited Hemis again and also entered Thiksey Monastery but then it started [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012019
 
Free Download May 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar - Amaltas Tree In Bloom

 May 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Indian Laburnum Tree / Golden Shower In Bloom   The May 2019 Wallpaper Calendar from desi Traveler is an image you may have seen a few times already. It is the Amaltas aka Indian Laburnum Tree or Golden shower called so due to its golden yellow flowers that give an illusion of Gold Necklaces hanging from the tree. But first a bit of the back story about my love for Amaltas trees. I have always loved trees, more so flowering trees. Growing up I was torn between the Ruby Red flowers of Gulmohur and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]