birding in Kutch

A birding and wildlife tour to Little Rann of Kutch 21

Little Rann of Kutch – LRK One look at the vast expanse of mudflats stretching towards the horizon, basking in monotones of beige, with its parched flat terrain filled with salt, cracking like biscuits under my feet and I realized that the Little Rann of Kutch or LRK is not really Little. At 5000 sq kms it may occupy less area than the Great Rann of Kutch which extends for over 7500  sq kms but the never ending fabric of earth was mesmerizing. The salt marshes here were not pristine white but there was a certain beauty in the barrenness. […]

LRK, birds, Gujarat

Flamingos in Kutch

Five reasons why you must visit Kutch 22

Kutch nahin dekha to kuch nahin dekha is not just a marketing tag line.  During my recent visit to the largest district in India, I realized the truth behind that line rendered in the booming voice of Amitabh Bachchan.  Almost every destination in India is unique in its own way and yet Kutch seems to surpass them in its sheer variety . The landscape, the monument, the talented people – the list goes on. Not just tourists, even birds flock here in large numbers. I was there for just five days last month and I could come up with five […]