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Aug 012021
 
August 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - A Sunset In Hampi

Sunset in Hampi Karnataka: August 2021 Wallpaper Calendar Hello August, what are your plans, now that we have less of 2021 left than have already become history? I don’t think August has any answers to my questions. But not all questions are raised expecting an answer many questions are not even questions they are just abstract thoughts that are given the form of a question to make some sense of the abstract. Do I make any sense? Since August is here we have this mesmerizing Sunset in Hampi adorning the August 2021 Wallpaper Calendar, clicked by Arun Bhat. Hampi [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 012021
 
July 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - Bombax ceiba at Sunder Nursery Delhi

Bombax ceiba Blooming at Sunder Nursery – Free July 2021 Wallpaper Calendar    Monsoons are delayed this year in Delhi NCR, and have missed there promised historical average date of 29th June so we are entering in a dry July and bracing for another week or 10 days of hot weather. While this image was clicked in the short spring of Delhi sometime in February, I am sharing it for the July 2021 Wallpaper calendar, so it will be only next year spring that one will be able to actually enjoy the flowers of this handsome tree, that announces the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 012021
 
June 2021 Wallpaper Calendar Snow Leopard In Spiti

A Snow Leopard In Spiti On June 2021 Wallpaper Calendar     Boy am I glad that 2021 is passing quickly and we are already in June, and I do hope these tough times pass as quickly as possible for everyone and we return to the old normal. With these prayers I am sharing the June 2021 Wallpaper Calendar featuring a Snow Leopard in Spiti. If you are not much aware of Snow Leopards then you are not alone, there is a reason the Snow Leopard is called Grey Ghost as it is one of the most elusive big [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012021
 
May 2021 Wallpaper Calendar Eagle Hunter Kyrgyzstan

May 2021 Wallpaper Calendar – Kyrgyzstan Eagle Hunter     First things first: The above image is not the May 2021 Wallapaper Calendar. There are actually 2 reasons why the cover image of this post is not the montly calendar image for May 2021 Wallpaper Calendar. I am posting the first image with prayers and positive vibes for all those who are fighing  COVID. It is a long and painful battle and the images / news etc. we are watching are from painful to horrible.  Unfortunatley most of us can’t do much, but we can all do a few [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 012021
 
Free Download April 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - A Lake in Ladakh

Every Lake in Ladakh Has Magic – Download April 2021 Wallpaper Calendar   As summer knock on the dusty plains of India, everybody looks to go to mountains to escape the heat, while for a long time the hills meant Simla, Mussoorie, Manali, Nainital in North and Ooty, Kodai and Munnar in South maybe 5 maybe 10 years ago the movie 3 idiots catapulted Ladakh into fame. And suddenly ” I got Lehed” that was a hush hush declaration of culmination of a mostly clandestine horizontal  rendevouz, suddenly became a buzzword of dizzying vertical achievements, thanks to the rarified [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 012021
 
Free Download March 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - Malabar Gliding Frog

MALABAR GLIDING FROG -AGUMBE – MARCH 2021 WALLPAPER CALENDAR For the March 2021 Wallpaper Calendar let us visit one of the last surviving rainforests in India, the land of a million critters Agumbe in Karnataka. In all honesty Agumbe is a bit of an enigma even for the best of wildlife photographers, as most wildlife photographers chase the big cats in India, while others are avid birders and will spend countless days and weeks trying to catch glimpse of those rare species of birds both endemic as well as our guests that come from far flung places like cold [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012021
 
Free Download February 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - A Hilltop Temple In Hampi Karnataka

The Frangipani Tree & Temple in Hampi Karnataka: February 2021 Wallpaper Calendar This post is about the February 2021 Wallpaper calendar featuring a small hilltop temple in Hampi Karnataka. Now I have not traveled in 2020, so I wanted to cancel the 2020 Calendar and calendar contest as I did not have any recent pictures to share on the monthly calendar. While regularly I use old images for the monthly calendar, the ratio is always skewed in favor of more recent trips. But then I thought why to cancel the calendar and the contest as that is one of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 012021
 
Free Download January 2021 Wallpaper Calendar - Girl in Paddy Field Assam

  January 2021 Wallpaper Calendar – A Farmer’s Daughter In Assam   Finally the 2020 is over, never have we waited for a year to end as we have waited for 2020 to back in history books, hopefully never to be found again except to linger in an odd nightmare. I do hope all the sorrows that 2020 brought with it will be drowned in a vial of vaccine that 2021 has promised to bring with it. So dear reader welcome to 2021 a year that brings new hopes like never before.  As I could not travel anywhere in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 312020
 
2021 desi Traveler Calendar Winners Announcement

Goodbye 2020, Say hello to 2021 desi Traveler Calendar Winners Hello Travelers, this post is a thank you note to all the readers of of desi Traveler blog and all the participants who have made the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest a big success once again. We had participants from all parts of the country and abroad. Although the results have been announced on Social Media, this little blog is what I am passionate about and considering the short life of posts on social media I am sharing the names of the winners here on the desi Traveler Blog. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 032020
 
2021 desi Traveler Annual Calendar Contest

Win a stay at  The Grand Dragon Ladakh, or Chateau Garli Himachal, or  Emerald Trail Uttarakhand  Hello Travelers, how many of you are looking forward to 2021? I, for sure am looking forward to 2021 or to be more specific the limited edition 2021 desi Traveler Calendar that can be yours if you participate in the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest. But that is only part of the story!    This year the good folks at The Grand Dragon Ladakh, Chateau Garli Kangra, Himachal Pradesh & Emerald Trail, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand have joined hands with desi Traveler and they are [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]