Route Planner: Delhi to Bikaner in Rajasthan

If you plan to go from Delhi to Bikaner by road, you could follow the route I took. I have presented it in the...

The Fire Dancers at the Bikaner Festival 2009

I was lucky to have been in Bikaner to witness their annual camel festival held from January 10-12 this year. One of the most...

Setting Sun at the Sam Dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan

This image was taken at the Sam (pronounced some) Dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. See the complete collection on Flickr. Sam is located about 45...

When the dogs stop you from exploring Bikaner

Anyone who has spent time in India knows street dogs are everywhere. It may be the cows on streets that catch the fancy of...

Test drive a Ferrari on the road to Bikaner

If you are in India, and miss those highways where you can rev up those fancy cars of yours, head out to Bikaner. It is...

My trip to Rajasthan In January 2009

I have hit the road in Rajasthan on January 9, 2009 and expect to be driving around for a 3-week period. The itinerary covers Bikaner,...

Is Lakshmi, the leopard cub, ready for the wild?

Remember I wrote about Lakshmi, the injured leopard cub, in the forests of Ranthambhore in the Indian state of Rajasthan who has been under...

Lakshmi, the leopard cub, in good hands

I had written about a rescued female leopard cub, Lakshmi, in the forests of Ranthambhore in Rajasthan in India here as well as posted...

Lakshmi, the rescued leopard cub in Ranthambhore

This is the story, so far, of a female leopard cub rescued by the forest department in Ranthambhore in Rajasthan in India. For starters, why...