My companions were Apoorva Managoli, her dad Dr Sanjeev Managoli,and Vaibhav Chowdhary...that was like Black Forest with 3 different flavours of ice-cream! No, Sanjeev is not a car-diologist, but it was his new vehicle!
He also had a new toy:
I'm making a separate post about the birds, and the six-footers.
The road passed through beautiful land:
We indulged in some mammal photography, little knowing that our mammal sightings in the evenig were going to be very good!
Temples were being decorated:
The goddess,Kaveri, revealed herself in all her beauty:
GRIZZLED GIANT SQUIRREL
and here's the large nest:
the majesty of the trees at the JLR campus was staggering:
Apoorva posed with Harish, who was our guide for the Squirrel, the Jungle Owlet, and other delights on the JLR campus:
The forest often gives us gifts to disperse:
Several wild plants and flowers delighted me:
A carpet dotted with red:
Our final destination became Galibore JLR:
The rain clouds lovingly wrapped themselves around the hills:
Rustic living on the banks of a lake looks picturesque, but may not be comfortable!
Houses were decorated beautifully:
Sericulture was in progress:
How can I forget the food? Here's brefus at Kanakapura:
And here are elevenses:
Gaily decorated vehicles (I don't know how the drivers could see anything of the road!) were all around: