Kambala Time Table 2012-13

Here is the Time table of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada & Udupi Districts during year 2012-13. Theese are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. My heartfelt thanks to Vishwas Shetty for collecting this information. 24-11-2012 – Surathkal Kambala 01-12-2012 – Bangadi Kolli, Belthangady 08-12-2012 – Baradi Beedu : Surya-Chandra … Read moreKambala Time Table 2012-13

Bang-a-Lore

I had two reason to celebrate that day, I got the brand new camera from Canon, their freshly released EOS 5D Mark III and it was my daughter’s birthday. So our family decided to take a break from our routine and go on a short vacation to Bangalore to chill out. I always felt that … Read moreBang-a-Lore

Mysore Zoo Part 2

In the first half Mysore Zoo trip we had visited mammals of the zoo. In the second part let us concentrate on birds. Mysore Zoo holds distinction of having India’s biggest ‘Walk Through Aviary’. There are two parts to this aviary. One is at Mysore zoo and the other at nearby Karanji lake, which is … Read moreMysore Zoo Part 2

Mysore Zoo Part 1

After Kokkrebellur trip we went back to Mysore. We had our breakfast at nearby McDonald’s outlet on the Bangalore Mysore Highway. It was a contrast from earthly Kokkrebellur to McDonald’s outlet. I did not find anything tasty or interesting other than nice Rio movie memorabilia toys which my daughter liked very much. Research from the … Read moreMysore Zoo Part 1

Karanji Kere

Spot-billed Pelican

After Somanathpura visit I came back to Mysore city. Had lunch and visited Natural history Museum. Close to the museum was the lake which was teeming with birds. This was Karanji Kere. The lake has boating facility and a nice a walk along one side. The walkway around the lake was very nice for photographing … Read moreKaranji Kere

Kokkrebellur

Kokkrebellur - Gullet filled with fish for the young ones

My travelogue continues from Somanathpur to Kokkrebellur. Kokkrebellur is a village in Maddur taluk of Mandya district of Karnataka, India. The village is named after the Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) called “Kokkare” in Kannada language. It is situated near Maddur between the cities of Mysore and Bangalore. Apart from Painted Storks, the Spotbilled Pelicans(Pelecanus phillipensis) … Read moreKokkrebellur

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