• Lingmala Waterfalls – Mahabaleshwar

    Posted on February 27, 2017 by Rahul Bagal in Hill station, Travel, Waterfalls.

    Mahabaleshwar is one of my favourite  destination. Being close to Pune its a good place to visit even on weekends. Leave aside crowded days, it’s perfect place to unwind. I had been to Mahabaleshwar many times but never visited Lingamala Waterfalls. I have always seen this waterfall from distant Panchagani to Mahabaleshwar road. This time I […]

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  • Bicycle ride to Sinhgad fort

    Posted on May 8, 2016 by Rahul Bagal in Cycling, Sinhgad, Videos.

    Sinhgad fort is in vicinity of Pune city .  This is a huge advantage to Pune citizens. People go to Sinhgad for trekking , hiking , bird photography and having breakfast of Kanda-Baji & Pithala Bhakari .  There is a motorable road to the top of Sinhgad fort. This is a beautiful road for riding […]

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  • Black-winged kite

    Posted on October 11, 2015 by Rahul Bagal in Birds, Photography.

    This photo is taken on outskirts of town Akkalkot , near Solapur.  Date : 2nd Oct 2015 Black-winged kite – The black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus) is a small diurnal bird of prey in the family Accipitridae best known for its habit of hovering over open grasslands in the manner of the much smaller kestrels.  – Wiki

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  • Kalavantin Durg

    Posted on June 26, 2015 by Rahul Bagal in Kalavantin Durg, Prabal Gad, Trek.

    Kalavantin Durg ( कलावंतीण दुर्ग ) is also called as Kalavantinicha Sulaka ( pinnacle ) . This fort is actually not a separate fort but it is an extension of prabalgad. Prabalgad lies on the Prabal plateau between Matheran and Panvel and can be seen from the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Kalavantin Durg has always amazed me . […]

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  • Tiger at Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Katraj Pune

    Posted on January 3, 2015 by Rahul Bagal in Animals, Photography.

    This is first post of 2015 . Wish you a very happy new year.  Some of the clicks of our Royal Bengal Tiger from Katraj Zoo. Big cat was in playful mood.

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  • Physical fitness for trekking / hiking

    Posted on October 1, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Uncategorized.

    Maharashtra state is having many beautiful forts for hiking & enjoying nature.  Are you planning to go trekking for first time or after many years?  Wait!  To enjoy all the nature by climbing these forts, one need some level of physical fitness. Unless you are doing regular exercise & not overweight, I recommend following before […]

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  • Rajgad Fort Pictures

    Posted on September 17, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Rajgad, Trek.

    We have done multiple treks of Rajgad fort . These photos are taken in Dec 2013. This season is also good for trekking. There will not be that beautiful greenery like Jul , Aug , Sep but good weather make climbs  easier.  

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  • All babies are cute

    Posted on May 15, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Animals.

    This monkey baby was playing near Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary safari ticket counter. Kind of cute .  

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  • White Squirrel

    Posted on May 1, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Animals, Photography.

    There are many tree squirrels on trees near by my house  in Pune. My house is bit outskirts of Pune & there is good plantation in near by area.  I spotted a strange movement & thought  that it might be some different bird . Surprisingly it was a juvenile white tree squirrel.   I don’t […]

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  • Goa – always evergreen

    Posted on April 27, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Goa, Travel.

    Goa is one of my favorite places in India to relax & enjoy holidays.  I try to visit Goa once a year. Goa is about 460 KMs from Pune – a direct drive via Nipani. We started from Pune on Friday evening & stayed in Sangli at night. Sangli is my native place so I […]

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