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Leaf Bagworm Moth

As soon as the caterpillar of the bagworm moth or case moth (Psychidae) of the family of moths hatches, it weaves a silk cocoon around itself, inside which it will live until it grows into an adult moth. To make its life as a larva safe and protected from predators, the caterpillar reinforces its silk … Read more

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD

Recently Tamron India sent me Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony Mirrorless Cameras for review. This is a unique lens being an all-in-one zoom range and a fast design, distinguished by its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture at the wide end of the zoom, along with its sleek and portable design. I tested this … Read more

Kambala Time Table 2020-21

Miyar Kambala 2015

Here is the updated Timetable of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi & Kasargod Districts during the year 2020-21. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee last week. Please note dates are subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances as well as COVID-19 restrictions. This year due to COVID-19 … Read more

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021

As we eagerly await the dawn of a new day, come 2021, while a terrifying year filled with intense fear and calamity, ebbs, and slowly comes to an end, I would like to thank all of you, who follow this blog for giving generously of your time, and following me on my journey of exploration … Read more

Curfew Captures

Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae)

Curfew Capture 1. Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae) On 24 March 2020, the Government of India ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, limiting movement of the entire population of India as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic in India. It was ordered after a 14-hour voluntary public curfew on 22 March, followed by enforcement of … Read more

Around Iceland in 8 days – Part 3

Skeiðflötur

For our third day in Iceland, we wanted to explore southern Iceland. So, after our breakfast, we started on the Ring road or Road#1 towards east. When driving on the main road #1 or ring road direction east you take a turn to the right to road 218 to reach Dyrhólaey which was our first … Read more

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