• 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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  • Grey Francolin ( Teetar – तितर)

    Posted on March 6, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Birds.

    While returning from Bhigwan after bird watching , we saw these Teetar’s fighting on the side of road . There was light traffic on the road but still there of them fighting intensely.  Location : Near Saswad , Pune. I have uploaded the video on youtube http://youtu.be/skx96k-ZffY  

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  • Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary ( मयुरेश्वर अभयारण्य )

    Posted on March 4, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in sanctuary, Travel.

    We have added a new page with information about Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary ( मयुरेश्वर अभयारण्य  )  . Visit link below to know more about Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary near Pune http://www.iphotic.com/mayureshwar-wildlife-sanctuary/   

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  • Sunset at Mahabaleshwar

    Posted on February 21, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Travel.

    Last week I visited Mahabaleshwar . It is an awesome view of sunset.        

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  • International Kite Festival Pune 2014.

    Posted on January 27, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Uncategorized.

    International Kite Festival Pune 2014. The first international kite festival in the city was held at Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Krida Sankul at Mhalunge-Balewadi on January 26, 2014 , Republic Day. Kites of various sizes and shapes like that of a whale, Panda, Teddy Bear etc were flying in the sky. This was a well-organized event […]

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  • Sinhgad – Powada of Tanaji Malusare & Shivaji Maharaj

    Posted on January 5, 2014 by Rahul Bagal in Sinhgad, Travel, Trek, Videos.

    Sinhagad, Sinhgarh, or Sinhgad (Marathi: सिंहगड, The Lion’s Fort), is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India. Previously called Kondhana (Marathi: कोंढाणा). We frequently visit Sinhgad fort. This video was taken on fort near “Samadhi” of Tanaji Malusare. Local narrator Shahir Dimbale gave us information about importance of Kondhana […]

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  • Birds from Jath & Sangli

    Posted on December 30, 2013 by Rahul Bagal in Birds, Photography.

    Above bird is – Black Shouldered Kite (कापशी घार) – I saw it on Sangli – Islampur  road near Ashta. Above one & below two photos are of The Rufous-tailed Lark (Ammomanes phoenicura) also sometimes called the Rufous-tailed Finch-Lark Photo taken at Jath – Sangli district Below is Grey Francolin in Marathi or Hindi it is called […]

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  • Moved to new server

    Posted on December 28, 2013 by Rahul Bagal in Uncategorized.

    I have moved our www.iphotic.com website to new cloud based virtual private server hosted by digital ocean.  The website response should be fast.  Also due to cloud hosting I can add more hardware quickly to support traffic need.  

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  • Rajgad Trek Video

    Posted on July 17, 2013 by Rahul Bagal in Rajgad, Travel, Trek.

    Happy days are here again. Its monsoon and good time for trekkers.   Last year ( Aug-2012) we had fantastic trek of Rajgad fort.   I have posted a video 16 minute video of this trek on you tube. This is HD video of trek from Chor Darwaja way- Gunjawane Village. We also visited Balekilla […]

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  • Torana Trek

    Posted on February 26, 2012 by Rahul Bagal in Torana, Travel, Trek.

    Date of Trek : 1-Oct-2011 This video was shot in Oct 2011 during a trek to Fort Torana. Fort Torana is highest mountain in Pune district.  Photos of trekking are available on Picasa. There is lot of information available on internet about fort Torana. Velhe is base village of fort Torana. To goto Velhe village […]

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