Dec 062013

Video of the Biggest Baobab Tree of India: Hatiyan Jhad I hope you have read my post about the biggest Baobab tree in India, also known as Hatiyan Jhad or elephant tree. Here is a video of the same, taken from my cell phone.  The tree is enormous and has a circumference of  25 meters.   Here is the earlier post in which I have given details about the biggest Baobab tree in India and  also called Hatiyan Jhad and some pictures of the secret cave that is believed to be the former den of thieves who plundered wealth [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 022013
Hatiyan Jhad: The Biggest Baobab Tree in India

Biggest Baobab Tree of India or Hatiyan Jhad: The Cave of 40 Thieves in Golconda Regular visitors to desi Traveler will remember my series on the Old Baobab tree in Nanakramguda. But our Baobab in Nanakramguda is a Baccha ( baby)  when you look at this enormous Baobab that was planted by wandering fakirs centuries ago in Golconda. This huge Baobab tree has a circumference of 25 meters and is almost impossible to photograph in one frame at close distance. This Baobab tree is considered to be the biggest in India and could be the oldest too. I have visited [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 292013
Human Chain around The Old Baobab Tree Or Kalpavriksha of Hyderabad

Save Old Baobab Tree or Kalpavriksha Of Hyderabad India Have you ever hugged a tree? Well once again early morning I visited the Old Baobab tree with some nature lovers from GHAC Nature. We were planning to form a human chain and hug the Old Baobab tree also known as Kalpavriksha, believed to be brought on earth by Lord Krishna from Heaven, from the garden of Indra the king of devtas or gods. Well it seems the tree that was once associated with gods is now facing a battle for survival like I mentioned in the earlier post. Fortunately [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 042013
The Old Baobab Tree of Nanakramguda Hyderabad-II

Hugging The Old Baobab Tree Of Nanankramga I wrote about the Old Baobab tree of Nanakramguda village in Financial District of Hyderabad. Since I was exploring the area I clubbed the  post with the 400-year-old Ranganath temple of Nanakramguda village. I think I should have kept the two separate as somewhere the message got diluted. So here is an update on the visit to the Old Baobab Tree of Nanakramguda Village in  Hyderabad. I was also not very happy with the pictures that I took of the tree, the pictures were unable to give a complete perspective of  the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 262013
The Baobab Tree and Ranganath Temple Nanakramguda Village Hyderabad

 Old Baobab Tree & Rangnath Temple Nanakramguda Hyderabad Before Chandra Babu Naidu said “ Let there be Investments in IT”, Nanakramguda was a sleepy village with its only claim to fame being 400-year-old  Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple. Today it is difficult to find from the main road as it is surrounded by glass faced IT parks. But my reason for visiting Nanankramguda village was not to visit the temple, though I did click some pictures from outside of the temple. No, I am not an atheist; I will tell you why I did not enter the temple later in the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]