Misty mornings

Saw this while on a flight to Cochin, India. Sunlight and clouds played well to create this effect at my plane window. These are probably the nilgiri hills around Valparai and Munnar.

Elephant patrol

A forest guard on elelphant patrol at the Bandhavgarh tiger reserve.

Peaks in north Sikkim

The landscape turns into a dry treeless plateau once we cross the high passes that lead to the chinese border. This road leads to the gurudongmar lake at 5180 meters.

Sikkim Himalayas

Peaks dominate the view on the return from gurudongmar lake.

The Kanchenjunga Rises

The first light of sunrise on the Kanchenjunga Peak as seen from Gnagtok in Sikkim.

Lake at the top

The gurdongmar lake, north sikkim. This lake is at a altitude of 17,800 ft (5,430 m)

First Light on the himalayas

We had to get up at 3 in the morning to reach this spot on the way to gurudongmar lake in North Sikkim. Sunrise created amazing colors on the peaks above Lachen.

Mount Kanchenjunga

The worlds third highest peak as seem from Gangtok , Sikkim at sunrise.

Meherangarh fort, jodhpur

Sunrise on the fort. Sneaked out of the hotel and took a nice auto guy to show me around at 6 in the morning.

Sunset at Jaisalmer

Camels wind up and head back to the villages at sunset. @Sam dunes near Jaisalmer.

Kumarakon evenings

Chinese fishing rigs on the lakeshore catch the last rays of the day on lake vembanad

Road to China

The landscape turns into a dry treeless plateau once we cross the high passes that lead to the chinese border. This road leads to the gurudongmar lake at 5180 meters.

Safari days

View of the Masai Mara on a great day for a safari...

Wildebeest skyline

@Masai Mara

Tiger spotting on Safari

A large male spotted in an early morning safari at the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, India. The tiger walks along as it is being followed by safari vehicles.

Elephants in the sunset

@Kaziranga, Assam

Kaziranga sunset

The lone tusker foraging in the swamp, as light fades at Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

Sunset at Maldives

Just in time for the sunset, taken from a boat.

The road to Leh

Gathering storms, Ladakh

Clouds accumlated on the evening of our return from Lamayuru to Leh. The vista of the indus valley as the sun sets.

Need a holiday...

Reposting a holiday photo because I need one !!

Stone Murals at Halebeedu

One of the hundreds of detailed sculptures around the 12th century temple

Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Far into the himalayas in the north indian border with china, is this large landlocked deep blue lake. This was in 2011, and I overdue for a visit again.

Panorma from Diskit Monastery

Situated in the NUbra valley, Ladakh, about 100 kms from Leh. The scale and granduer of this place is just mind boggling.

Sunrise on the Kanchenjunga

Braved the cold and got out the cosy hotel room to get this shot from the kanjenjunga view point in Gangtok.

Closeup of the Sunrise on Kanchenjunga

The first light of sunrise on the Kanchenjunga Peak as seen from Tashi view point, Gangtok in Sikkim.

The Light Combat Helicopter

@Aero India 2017, LCH performance at the airshow.