Monkeying around. Goa is home to two sympatric species of monkey, the Hanuman Langur and the Bonnet Macaque.
Category Archives: Wildlife
Goa’s state animal. We were in a forest clearing near the remote Goan village of Surla (Sattari) in the Western Sahyadri range when this bull sauntered across startling us. The endangered Gaur is the largest bovine on the planet, larger than Africa’s Cape Buffalo. It is called govo redo in Konkani. My first instinct was […]
Hippic fun. The first two images were taken near the imposing table volcano Búrfell in Þjórsárdalur, south Iceland. The Simplify plugin developed by Topaz Labs transforms photographs into digital art and I have been playing with it the past couple of weeks. A preliminary effort and its parent image are seen below. […]
We were driving towards the village of Þingeyri in the Westfjords of Iceland when my friend and guide Börkur Hrólfsson descried a faint movement on the route ahead. Fortunately, he decided to stop and take a look, for whatever it was was directly in the line of our superjeep’s massive wheels. It turned out that […]