Have you ever seen a kill (predator killing a prey) taking place in the wild and the prey being devoured by the predator?! Yes, it is gory, but at the same time it just reiterates the fascinating ways of the jungle. We consider ourselves lucky to have witnessed such an action packed series during one of our trips to the forest. It is needless to say that the air was thick with the heightened sense of excitement and awe in being able to see first hand, the hunting prowess and ruthless nature of one of the predators found in India – ‘Dholes’, commonly known as the Indian Wild Dogs.
While war and terrorism have torn the valley of Kashmir apart in the past few decades, the place remains a true “paradise on earth” for the many curious travellers across the world. The real Kashmir that lies in the populated towns of Anantnag, Pahalgam etc gives an opportunity to discover the unreal lives of the people who live with gunshots and explosions as their background music.
Statutory Warning: Driving maneuvers appearing in the featured videos has been performed by an experienced person, with careful planning and consideration of the generic risks and their consequences prevalent at that particular time, necessary for evaluation of performance of a vehicle. The author in no terms or situations whatsoever encourages practices which might put into danger people or property.
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Indian Roads will remain unpredictable as long as we are living. They are broken, washed-off, water-logged, pot-holed, unfinished and even absent! Swerving cattle, dogs, jaywalkers and erring motorists are as much a challenge as avoiding crashing on to un-illuminated medians or doing a belly smash over unpainted speed breakers. India-worthy Vehicles, whether Hatchbacks, Sedans or SUVS, need not only to be able to hobble on such surfaces but also be able to endure hours of congestion idling and cruise safely on expressways at the same time.
It’s a dual irony. As much as the ‘Authorities’ ignores road infrastructure and takes us commuters for granted, so do we take poor roads for granted and cannot influence them. We may be ‘communicative’ but really don’t have much a role to play as there are very ‘less’ of us to ‘make a point’ strong enough to the ‘Authorities’.