Aloneness

A chat in a tent leads to a startling realisation about aloneness.

Towers of Peace – The Elephants of Amboseli: Part 2

If you haven’t read part one, you’re missing the entrée.  Read it here.Predisposed to making the most of our maiden Africa trip and buoyed further by the captivating scenes we had witnessed in the evening, we slept light and were up early next morning, promptly huddling into the safari vehicle for a punctual start at 6:30.Everything…

Towers of Peace: The Elephants of Amboseli (Part 1)

If there’s one thing that precedes my love for cats, it is my love for elephants.  My heart has beaten for these swarthy body-builders ever since my teenage days, when my size-seven feet would trail their significantly larger footsteps in the forests of Karnataka. And beaten twice as fast when at the receiving end of an…