Category Archives: Adventure

The elusive tiger

by Chitra Iyer AFTER having fortunately sighted tigers at the much-hyped Corbett, Kanha and Ranthambore National Parks, a visit to Periyar Wildlife Reserve in Kerala would prove to be a dampener, so I thought initially. The lust of encountering the … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart

When 10-year-old Amelia Mary Earhart saw her first plane at a state fair, she was not impressed. “It was a thing of rusty wire and wood and looked not at all interesting,” she said. It wasn’t until Earhart attended a … Continue reading

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A spooky encounter

by Donald Banerjee THE high school examinations had just got over. It was now a long wait for the results. We four buddies used to sit on a drain overbridge in Lucknow’s Adarsh Nagar till late in the night, keeping … Continue reading

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Switzerland’s Great Glacier Express

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Rohtang Pass and back

by Pramod K Chaudhari ROHTANG Pass or “Khuda ke pass?” “We escaped death just by one inch,” said Narendra, the van driver. Only one inch more and the van would have fallen off the treacherous road and we would have … Continue reading

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On trail of a man-eater

by Donald Banerjee It was the summer of 1988 when Tribune Photo Editor Yog Joy (now no more in our midst) and I set out from Chandigarh on the trail of a man-eating leopard, who had killed a young cyclist … Continue reading

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One with the road

Puneetinder Kaur Sidhu It took a couple of days of doing absolutely nothing for the tiredness to eventually exit our bones. But the exhilaration, of having recently completed one half of a dreamy road trip (despite, possibly, the worst road … Continue reading

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