Jul 292013
First day of Eco Volunteer Training with Karnataka Forest Department

Eco Volunteer Training-First day at Jungle Lodges Bandipur We got down at the first gate of Bandipur Tiger reserve by the KSRTC bus going to Ooty from Mysore.  Our Training venue was Jungle Lodges and Resort, campus on the main Mysore-Ooty highway, just an about 500 meter before the first gate of Bandipur Tiger reserve.  My contact with JLR, Mr. Poovappa was kind enough to send a safari jeep to pick us up from the gate of Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Once we reached the resort we were given room to freshen up, and I was very happy to note the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 272013
Travel That Moved Me- Blogging Contest in Support of Rang de

“Travel that moved me” contest in support of Rang de We all travel for various reasons, not all travel is like tourist, some time back I traveled as a Rang de volunteer   Recently Srihari Maneru trekked to Rupkund with a banner in support of Rang de. So you can travel not just for fun but for a cause also. The travel may not begin for a cause but you may discover a cause on your travels.  The Contest for a cause: So here is a unique contest about a journey or travel that moved you and made you more socially responsible. This [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 202013
A Movement Called GHAC - Great Hyderabad Adventure Club

GHAC- Volunteers make the difference Although Hyderabad is home to some of the top names in Indian sports like Mohammad Azharuddin, Sania Mirza, P. Gopichand, Saina Nehwal, the city is still known for its Nizami culture and laid back attitude. The idea of action for a typical Hyderabadi is to go and climb the stairs of Charminar or Charminaran as the locals call it, and when feeling a bit more adventurous visit the Golconda fort with relatives visiting from other parts of the country. One of the things that I was warned as a traveler when I moved to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 282012
A Journey as A Rang De Volunteer

Traveling As a Rang De Volunteer A wise man once said, “The Journey is the destination”. Why I quote this? Because not all journeys should have a destination, some of them should and are taken for the purpose of the journey and not for seeing a particular place or site. One such journey I took some time back as a volunteer with Rang De. For those who are not familiar with Rang De but want to do something for this world, I strongly recommend you visit the website of Rang De.  Still, I would like to give a small primer about Rang De over here, it was founded by Ram [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]