The Sand-Sculpture Artists of Puri

Sand sculpture artist
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The land of Lord Jagannath – Puri is also a launch pad for Sand Artists. This art of shaping sculptures on sand became popular after Sudarshan Pattnaik started representing the tourism department of the Government of India during 1998. Who knew, this child of destiny will represent India in more than 60 international Sand Sculpture championship and festivals and would bag 27 awards for the nation. Continue reading “The Sand-Sculpture Artists of Puri”

My Tryst with the Wild: Ratanmahal

Ratanmahal trekking
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I recently had the opportunity of visiting one of the best places to visit near Vadodara – Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary. Situated near the Gujarat – Madhya Pradesh border, this forest has an eco-campsite that is run by the Forest Department of Gujarat.

Right from the moment, I stepped there I knew that I was in for a mini-adventure. After all, camping in tents in the middle of a forest is enough to get the adrenaline rushing through your veins! On reaching, I had a scrumptious breakfast and then started my little adventure into the bowels of the forest. Continue reading “My Tryst with the Wild: Ratanmahal”