We had been introduced to Bittu and his lovely wife Madhu Saghal, who have been on the forefront of Indian wildlife and nature conservation since the early 70’s. Let me start by saying that describing this amazing couple in a simple blog post is somewhat of an impossible task. We pulled out the crinkled piece of paper where we had scribbled down the directions. Something along the lines of, go to this church, turn right after the large wall with flowers and then a […]
It has been four long years since I traveled abroad. The dirty crowded streets, with people and cars crisscrossing each other’s paths was not as overwhelming as expected, but rather I felt a sense of calmness -almost as if I had returned home. With a deep inhale you could smell a blend of the various scents that come with a crazy city like Mumbai. More than 16 million people live in what used to be Bombay. The smells range from […]
So it would seem everything was not quite under control after all. We got a couple of weeks delay due to our Visas. For some reason the Indian consulate in the US has a hard time with European passports. Oh well, Visas are here, tickets are booked and we will land in Mumbai in a couple of days! Very excited for what is to come. We hope you will follow our quest during the upcoming month!
The clock is ticking and we are hustling to get everything ready for the trip. Vaccines and Visas are now under control, and we are making sure that all of our equipment is in working order and that we have everything we need for a successful adventure! India here we come!