Mountain Landscape - Padargad view from Bhimashankar, Maharashtra, India
Website | tumblr | Facebook | Twitter Bhimashankar, popular for being one of the twelve Jyotirlings, is also a dense and protected forest area. Though connected through a motorable road, it is also possible to reach the top through a couple of trekking routes. The trek starts from the base village of Khandas. A lot of trekking groups in Pune and Mumbai organise treks here in the monsoon. Read more
Terrace farms at Sanasar, Jammu, India
website | tumblr | Facebook | Twitter Apart from being a tourist “hill-station”, Sanasar is also one of the bigger villages on the Jammu side, spanning an entire mountainside. A winding road from Patnitop to Sanasar is its only road connectivity. Covered in snow in the winter months, the villagers have to make maximum use of the summer months. Terrace farms are a common sight along the Sanasar mountains. Corn is a common crop and most of it is consumed locally.
website | tumblr | Facebook | Twitter By the river Ulhas in Neral, the foothills of Matheran, at a place called Saguna Baug. Around 80kms from Mumbai, its a perfect place for a weekend family outing, if you like places and attitudes with a natural touch. You can just sit on the steps by the river, under the stars and soak in all the quiet and peace, only to be awakened by the occasional passing of the trains. Its a somewhat surreal experience when that happens! Photographer: Chetan Karkhanis…
Kaveri River near Dubare Elephant Camp, Karnataka, India
Website | tumblr | Facebook | Twitter Dubare Elephant camp is a project of the forest department and Jungle Lodges and Resorts. This place is famous for letting the visitors bathe the elephants.