When I saw it for the first time, I was awed by its shiny look. After multiple attempts, managed to get a clear shot with my Nikon D5500, 55-300mm.
The Calcutta Zoo is the oldest in India, opened in 1876. No. What? It’s not? It’s the Trivandrum Zoo that is the oldest, dates back to 1857. The first time I visited the Kolkata Zoo, I loved it. It was way better in terms of general health of the animals and maintenance of the Zoo. […]
The sun slowly dispelling the darkness. I like the minimalist approach. The ability to tell, without saying much.
I stopped by the banks of the river Hooghly, down Diamond Harbour Road in Kolkata. I did not get far enough where the River meets the Bay of Bengal. The Diamond Harbour Port Trust is the oldest operating port in India. It is around 50km away from Kolkata. Ofcourse, the Papdi chaats not to be […]
No amount of distraction could get the bird to stand up. I guess it knew what we were upto. I’m glad at least it stayed still for a photo. The Alipore Zoo is one of Kolkata’s highlights for travellers. I found some renovations in process. I hope they revamp the entire place for a better […]
The last time I went to the Kolkata Zoo, it was full of humans. Thankfully, this time I went earlier. Soon as the Zoo opened for the day. Just as I expected, it was emptier and peaceful enough to take a few photos at leisure. These are a few I took on my phone. The […]
It got curious as I stood still, came closer, enough for me to capture it within seconds of it speeding off. Squirrels aren’t a common sight around the house even though there is so much vegetation all around. They are fast and run away when people are around. This took a bit of patience. I […]